HyperDic: gopher_tortoise

English > 1 sense of the expression gopher tortoise:
NOUNanimalgopher tortoise, gopher turtle, gopher, Gopherus polypemusburrowing edible land tortoise of southeastern North America
English > gopher tortoise: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningburrowing edible land tortoise of southeastern North America.
Synonymsgopher turtle, gopher, Gopherus polypemus
Member ofGopherus, genus Gopherusgopher tortoises
Broadertortoiseusually herbivorous land turtles having clawed elephant-like limbs

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