two-toed sloth

noun \ ˈtü-ˈtōd- \
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of two-toed sloth

: any of a genus (Choloepus of the family Megalonychidae) of sloths having two clawed digits on each forefoot, three clawed digits on each hind foot, and usually six or seven vertebrae in the neck — compare three-toed sloth

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1781

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