tamandua
noun Etymology: Portuguese tamanduá, from Tupi tamanuá, tamanduá Date: 1834 either of two arboreal anteaters (Tamandua mexicana and T. tetradactyla) of Central and South America having a nearly hairless tail

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  • tamandua — [tä΄män dwä′] n. [Port tamanduá < Tupí < ta (contr. of tacy, ant) + monduar, hunter] a small, tree dwelling species (Tamandua tetradactyla, family Myrmecophagidae) of edentate anteaters of tropical America, with a naked tail and large ears …   English World dictionary

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  • tamanduá — s. m. 1.  [Zoologia] Mamífero desdentado da América do Sul que se alimenta de formigas. 2.  [Brasil] Questão moral, difícil de resolver. 3.  [Brasil] Grande peta. = CARAPETÃO   ‣ Etimologia: tupi tamandu a …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • tamandua — tamàndua ž DEFINICIJA zool. mravojed (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) iz Južne Amerike; veliki mravojed ETIMOLOGIJA port. ← tupi: hvatač mrava …   Hrvatski jezični portal

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  • Tamandua — for the town in Uruguay see Tamandua, Uruguay Taxobox name = Tamandua image width = 240px image caption = Tamandua tetradactyla regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia superordo = Xenarthra ordo = Pilosa subordo = Vermilingua… …   Wikipedia

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