gopher - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/ˈɡəʊfə(r)/
singulargopher
pluralgophers
  1. 1
    a small furry animal mainly found in North and Central America. It has a short tail and lives in holes that it digs in the ground.
  2. 2
    another spelling of gofer
  3. 3
    computing a system that allows people to connect to Internet sites that are not part of the World Wide Web