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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A burrowing mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting insects.

Usage examples (33)
  • We've only visited the zoo once since we moved here, but the anteater is one of the animals I recall in particular.
  • I found that one thing Audrey told me was true - on the phone Hugh sounded like the blue anteater from the old Pink Panther show.
  • The numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus, VU) is a marsupial 'anteater' that is the only member of its entire family.
  • The Greek Echidna, the mother of monsters, identifies herself to the story's hero, Percy and he says, "Isn't that a kind of anteater?" for more
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