giant anteater
noun Date: 1940 a large bushy-tailed anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) of Central and South America

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  • giant anteater — noun large shaggy haired toothless anteater with long tongue and powerful claws; of South America • Syn: ↑ant bear, ↑great anteater, ↑tamanoir, ↑Myrmecophaga jubata • Hypernyms: ↑anteater, ↑New World anteater …   Useful english dictionary

  • giant anteater — a large, narrow bodied anteater, Myrmecophaga tridactyla, having a long, tapering snout and extensile tongue, powerful front claws, and a shaggy gray coat marked with a conspicuous black band. * * * …   Universalium

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  • anteater — /ant ee teuhr/, n. 1. any of several mammals of the family Myrmecophagidae, having a long, tapered snout, extensile tongue, and powerful front claws and feeding chiefly on ants and termites. Cf. giant anteater, silky anteater, tamandua. 2. the… …   Universalium

  • Anteater — Taxobox name = Anteaters image caption = Northern Tamandua ( Tamandua mexicana ) regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia superordo = Xenarthra ordo = Pilosa subordo = Vermilingua subordo authority = Illiger, 1811 subdivision ranks …   Wikipedia

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