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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Spermophile \Sper"mo*phile\, n. [Gr. spe`rma a seed + fi`los
loving, fond.] (Zool.)
Any ground squirrel of the genus Spermophilus; a gopher.
See Illust. under Gopher.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: any of various terrestrial burrowing rodents of Old and New
Worlds; often destroy crops [syn: ground squirrel,
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