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Definition of leopard spermophile
leopard spermophileGopher Go"pher, n. [F. gaufre waffle, honeycomb. See
1. One of several North American burrowing rodents of the
genera Geomys and Thomomys, of the family
Geomyid[ae]; -- called also pocket gopher and pouched
rat. See Pocket gopher, and Tucan.
Note: The name was originally given by French settlers to
many burrowing rodents, from their honeycombing the
2. One of several western American species of the genus
Spermophilus, of the family Sciurid[ae]; as, the gray
gopher (Spermophilus Franklini) and the striped gopher
(S. tridecemlineatus); -- called also striped prairie
squirrel, leopard marmot, and leopard spermophile.
3. A large land tortoise (Testudo Carilina) of the Southern
United States, which makes extensive burrows.
4. A large burrowing snake (Spilotes Couperi) of the
Southern United States.
Gopher drift (Mining), an irregular prospecting drift,
following or seeking the ore without regard to regular
grade or section. --Raymond.
Meaning of leopard spermophile from wikipedia
- also known
as the striped
gopher, leopard ground
squirrel, squinney, (formerly known
as the leopard
in the age of Audubon), is a ground...
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