GOPHER MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Gopher Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A large land tortoise (Testudo Carilina) of the Southern United States, which makes extensive burrows.
  2. (n.) One of several western American species of the genus Spermophilus, of the family Sciuridae; as, the gray gopher (Spermophilus Franklini) and the striped gopher (S. tridecemlineatus); -- called also striped prairie squirrel, leopard marmot, and leopard spermophile. See Spermophile.
  3. (n.) One of several North American burrowing rodents of the genera Geomys and Thomomys, of the family Geomyidae; -- called also pocket gopher and pouched rat. See Pocket gopher, and Tucan.
  4. (n.) A large burrowing snake (Spilotes Couperi) of the Southern United States.


Synonyms:
Goffer, Spermophile,

• Gopher wood Definition & Synonyms

  1. () A species of wood used in the construction of Noahs ark.


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