Myrmecophaga

noun Myr·me·coph·a·ga \ˌmərməˈkäfə̇gə\

Definition of Myrmecophaga

  1. :  a genus (the type of a family Myrmecophagidae) of edentate mammals comprising the South American ant bear

myrmecophagid

\-fəjə̇d\ noun or adjective

myrmecophagine

\-fəˌjīn, -jə̇n\ noun or adjective

myrmecophagoid

\-fəˌgȯid\ noun or adjective

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Origin and Etymology of myrmecophaga

New Latin, from myrmec- + -phaga


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