Definition of Pocket gopher

1. Noun. Burrowing rodent of the family Geomyidae having large external cheek pouches; of Central America and southwestern North America.

Definition of Pocket gopher

1. Noun. A burrowing rodent of the family ''Geomyidae'', the "true" gophers. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pocket Gopher

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pocket flap
pocket flask
pocket flasks
pocket gopher (current term)
pocket gophers
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pocket knife
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Literary usage of Pocket gopher

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1914)
"DECEMBER 30, 1914 VI The pocket gopher of the Boreal Zone on San Jacinto Peak BY J. GRINNELL and HS SWARTH.* In our report upon the birds and mammals of the ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"The chief natural enemies of the pocket gopher seem to be the weasels and the ... Runway of pocket gopher, a. Mounds of soil; 6, laterals leading to mounds: ..."

3. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1893)
"The gray pocket-gopher has the most northerly range of any species of ... In eastern North and South Dakota it overlaps the range of the red pocket gopher ..."

4. California Mammals by Frank Stephens (1906)
"RED BLUFF POCKET-GOPHER. Upper and Lower Austral, 4. 128. Thomomys angularis. ... CABEZON POCKET-GOPHER. Lower Austral, 15. 132. Thomomys fuscus fisheri. ..."

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