ant bear

Definitions of ant bear
  1. noun
    large shaggy-haired toothless anteater with long tongue and powerful claws; of South America
    synonyms: Myrmecophaga jubata, giant anteater, great anteater, tamanoir
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    type of:
    New World anteater, anteater
    any of several tropical American mammals of the family Myrmecophagidae which lack teeth and feed on ants and termites
  2. noun
    nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata
    synonyms: Orycteropus afer, aardvark, anteater
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    type of:
    eutherian, eutherian mammal, placental, placental mammal
    mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
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