banded anteater definition

  • noun:
    • A former common title for numbat. The word is a misnomer, the animal is not linked to anteaters.
    • little Australian marsupial having lengthy snout and powerful claws for feeding on termites; nearly extinct
    • an old typical name for numbat. The expression is a misnomer, the pet isn't related to anteaters.
    • small Australian marsupial having lengthy snout and strong claws for feeding on termites; nearly extinct
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