Geomyidae


Geomyidae
noun
North American pocket gophers
Syn: ↑family Geomyidae
Hypernyms: ↑mammal family
Member Holonyms: ↑Sciuromorpha, ↑suborder Sciuromorpha
Member Meronyms:

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\\ˌjēōˈmīəˌdē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Geomys, type genus (from ge- + Greek mys mouse) + -idae — more at mouse
: a family of No. American sciuromorph burrowing rodents comprising the pocket gophers and extinct related forms

Useful english dictionary. 2012.