Bradypus

noun

Bra·​dy·​pus
ˈbrādə̇pəs,
-də̇ˌpu̇s
: the genus comprising the three-toed sloths

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek bradypous slow of foot, from brady- + pous foot

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“Bradypus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bradypus. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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