Thomomys

noun Tho·mo·mys \ˈthōməˌmis\

Definition of Thomomys

  1. :  a genus of rodents (family Geomyidae) comprising the pocket gophers of western North America

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Origin and Etymology of thomomys

New Latin, from Greek thōmos heap + New Latin -mys; from the heaps of earth thrown out along the burrows; akin to Greek tithenai to place, set — more at do


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