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striped gopher

noun
1.
a ground squirrel marked with stripes, especially the thirteen-lined ground squirrel.
Origin of striped gopher
1940-1945
1940-45, Americanism
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  • The animals known as the "grey-gopher" and the "striped-gopher" are no gophers at all, but species of ground squirrels.

    Science of Trapping Elmer Harry Kreps

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