Tachyglossus

noun Tachy·glos·sus \-səs\

Definition of Tachyglossus

  1. :  the type genus of Tachyglossidae including all the Australian echidnas — compare zaglossus

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Origin and Etymology of tachyglossus

New Latin, from tachy- + Greek glōssa tongue — more at gloss


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