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- n. Alternative spelling of anteater.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of several species of edentates and monotremes that feed upon ants. See ant-bear, pangolin, aard-vark, and echidna.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An animal that feeds upon ants: a name applied to several mammals and birds.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata
- n. a burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites; native to Australia
- n. any of several tropical American mammals of the family Myrmecophagidae which lack teeth and feed on ants and termites
- n. a burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites; native to New Guinea
- n. toothless mammal of southern Africa and Asia having a body covered with horny scales and a long snout for feeding on ants and termites
- n. small Australian marsupial having long snout and strong claws for feeding on termites; nearly extinct
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