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anteater

noun ant·eat·er \ˈant-ˌē-tər\

: an animal that has a very long nose and tongue and eats ants

Full Definition of ANTEATER

:  any of several mammals that feed largely or entirely on ants or termites: as
a :  any of a family (Myrmecophagidae) of New World edentates with a long narrow snout, a long tongue, and large salivary glands that includes the giant anteater and tamandua
b :  pangolin
c :  echidna
d :  aardvark

First Known Use of ANTEATER

1764
ANTEATER Defined for Kids

anteater

noun ant·eat·er \ˈant-ˌē-tər\

Definition of ANTEATER for Kids

:  an animal that has a long nose and long sticky tongue and feeds chiefly on ants and termites
July 01, 2015
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