three-toed sloth


three–toed sloth

noun \ˈthrē-ˈtōd-\

Definition of THREE-TOED SLOTH

:  any of a genus (Bradypus) of sloths having three clawed digits on each foot and eight or nine vertebrae in the neck — compare two-toed sloth

First Known Use of THREE-TOED SLOTH

1847

Rhymes with THREE-TOED SLOTH

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