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pocket gopher

noun
1.
any of numerous burrowing rodents of the family Geomyidae, of western and southern North America and Central America, having large, external, fur-lined cheek pouches.
Also called gopher, pocket rat, pouched rat.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75, Amer.
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pocket gopher

noun
1.
the full name for gopher (sense 1)
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