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Noun: spermophile  'spur-mu,fI(-u)l
  1. Any of various terrestrial burrowing rodents of Old and New Worlds; often destroy crops
    - ground squirrel, gopher

Derived forms: spermophiles

Type of: squirrel

Part of: Citellus, genus Citellus, genus Spermophilus, Spermophilus

Encyclopedia: Spermophile