gopher

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Etymology 1[edit]

Perhaps from French gaufre, based on the analogy of holes in the ground to the indentations in a waffle.

Noun[edit]

gopher (plural gophers)

  1. A small burrowing rodent, especially in the family Geomyidae.
  2. The gopher tortoise
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

gopher (plural gophers)

  1. Alternative spelling of gofer

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