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Sense: 1
Date: 1700-1800
Origin: Perhaps from Canadian French gaufre 'honeycomb'

gopher

noun
     
Related topics: Animals, Computers
go‧pher [countable]
1HBA a North and Central American animal like a large rat that lives in holes in the ground
2TD also Gopher trademark a computer program that helps people find and use information quickly on the Internet

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