tamandua

noun
ta·​man·​dua | \ tə-ˈman-də-wə How to pronounce tamandua (audio) , -ˌman-də-ˈwä How to pronounce tamandua (audio) \

Definition of tamandua

: either of two arboreal anteaters (Tamandua mexicana and T. tetradactyla) of Central and South America having a nearly hairless tail

First Known Use of tamandua

1834, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tamandua

Portuguese tamanduá, from Tupi tamanuá, tamanduá

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