pocket gopher

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pocket gopher:

see gophergopher
or pocket gopher,
name for the burrowing rodents of the family Geomyidae, found in North America and Central America. The gopher is gray, buff, or dark brown. Its combined head and body length is 5 to 12 in.
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pocket gopher

[′päk·ət ‚gō·fər]
(vertebrate zoology)
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The county took care of gophers, classified as pests, so workers have been hired to even out the outfields where countless gopher holes became larger dips.
They're out there running on it every day, and it's so much easier than running through the gopher holes,'' she said.
Is the area you plan to plant nice and flat, or full of rocks that'll need to be hauled off, full of gopher holes that must be filled in, or bumpy and hilly and in need of smoothing?
Some kid'll fall into one of those preserved squirrel or gopher holes.
I used to have to worry about tripping in the gopher holes.
One plant toppled after gopher holes eroded its roots.
Plans call for repairing the grassy area, now notable for ruts and gopher holes.
The fields had no scoreboards, no drinking fountains, no foul poles, and they were full of gopher holes.
While Birmingham coach Jose Freire went looking for a shovel and dirt, Singer noticed gopher holes behind the goal.