plural noun Ge·o·my·i·dae \ˌjēōˈmīəˌdē\

Definition of Geomyidae

  1. :  a family of North American sciuromorph burrowing rodents comprising the pocket gophers and extinct related forms

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Origin and Etymology of geomyidae

New Latin, from Geomys, type genus (from ge- + Greek mys mouse) + -idae — more at mouse

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a brief usually trivial fact

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