Geomyoidea

plural noun

Ge·​o·​my·​oi·​dea
ˌjē(ˌ)ōˌmīˈȯidēə
: a superfamily of rodents comprising those with external cheek pouches (as the pocket gophers and the kangaroo rat)

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Geomys genus of rodents + -oidea

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“Geomyoidea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Geomyoidea. Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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