anteater anteater  /ˈæn ˌti tər/

Definition(s):

  1. (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
  2. (n) any of several tropical American mammals of the family Myrmecophagidae which lack teeth and feed on ants and termites
  3. (n) nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata
  4. (n) small Australian marsupial having long snout and strong claws for feeding on termites; nearly extinct
  5. (n) a burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites; native to New Guinea
  6. (n) a burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites; native to Australia

Usage(s):

  1. The monkey and the anteater are parts of the act.
  2. Naturalists have long been interested in the strange animals of Australia, the duck-billed platypus, spiny Australian anteater, the kangaroo, wombat, emu, casowary.
  3. In the Paraguayan capital of Asuncin, Juan Pern made the best of his second week of exile, playing with a pet anteater and smilingly shopping for a motorscooter, but.

News

  1. Baby giant anteater newest arrival at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

    Jacksonville zoo has a new baby anteater
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Florida Times-Union

  2. CdM's Hack to UCI

    Corona del Mar High senior Ty Hack has signed a national letter of intent to play men's water polo at UC Irvine , Anteaters Coach Marc Hunt has announced.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Daily Pilot

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