ant-bear definition

  • noun:
    • alternate spelling of ant bear.
    • An edentate animal of tropical America (the Tamanoir), living on ants. It is one of the genus Myrmecophaga.
    • The great or maned ant-eater of South America, Myrmecophaga jubata; the tamanoir.
    • The aardvark, ground-pig, or Cape ant-eater of Africa, Orycteropus capensis. See ant-eater, .
    • large shaggy-haired toothless anteater with long tongue and effective claws; of South America
    • nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that nourishes on termites; single extant representative of order Tubulidentata
    • alternate spelling of ant bear.
    • An edentate animal of tropical America (the Tamanoir), living on ants. It is one of the genus Myrmecophaga.
    • the fantastic or maned ant-eater of South America, Myrmecophaga jubata; the tamanoir.
    • The aardvark, ground-pig, or Cape ant-eater of Africa, Orycteropus capensis. See ant-eater, .
    • big shaggy-haired toothless anteater with long-tongue and powerful claws; of South America
    • nocturnal burrowing mammal for the grasslands of Africa that nourishes on termites; sole extant agent of the purchase Tubulidentata

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