ant bear

Primary Meanings of ant bear

1.
n
large shaggy-haired toothless anteater with long tongue and powerful claws; of South America
2.
n
nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata
Full Definitions of ant bear
1

n large shaggy-haired toothless anteater with long tongue and powerful claws; of South America

Synonyms:
Myrmecophaga jubata, giant anteater, great anteater, tamanoir
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

n nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata

Synonyms:
Orycteropus afer, aardvark, anteater
Type of:
eutherian, eutherian mammal, placental, placental mammal
mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials

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