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Noun: gopher  gow-fu(r)
  1. A zealously energetic person (especially a salesman)
    - goffer
  2. Any of various terrestrial burrowing rodents of Old and New Worlds; often destroy crops
    - ground squirrel, spermophile
  3. Burrowing rodent of the family Geomyidae having large external cheek pouches; of Central America and southwestern North America
    - pocket gopher, pouched rat
  4. Burrowing edible land tortoise of southeastern North America
    - gopher tortoise, gopher turtle, Gopherus polypemus
Noun: Gopher
  1. A native or resident of Minnesota
    - Minnesotan

Sounds like: g

Derived forms: gophers

Type of: American, busy bee [informal], eager beaver [informal], live wire [informal], pocket rat, sharpy [informal], squirrel, tortoise

Part of: Citellus, family Geomyidae, genus Citellus, genus Gopherus, genus Spermophilus, Geomyidae, Gopherus, Spermophilus

Encyclopedia: Gopher, Oregon