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Synonyms for anteaterˈæntˌi tər

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  1. pangolin, scaly anteater, anteater(noun)

    toothless mammal of southern Africa and Asia having a body covered with horny scales and a long snout for feeding on ants and termites

    Synonyms:
    scaly anteater, banded anteater, spiny anteater, pangolin, echidna, anteater, numbat, aardvark, ant bear

  2. anteater, New World anteater(noun)

    any of several tropical American mammals of the family Myrmecophagidae which lack teeth and feed on ants and termites

    Synonyms:
    scaly anteater, banded anteater, spiny anteater, pangolin, echidna, anteater, numbat, aardvark, ant bear

  3. aardvark, ant bear, anteater, Orycteropus afer(noun)

    nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata

    Synonyms:
    great anteater, banded anteater, ant bear, spiny anteater, scaly anteater, pangolin, tamanoir, echidna, giant anteater, anteater, numbat, aardvark

  4. numbat, banded anteater, anteater, Myrmecobius fasciatus(noun)

    small Australian marsupial having long snout and strong claws for feeding on termites; nearly extinct

    Synonyms:
    scaly anteater, banded anteater, ant bear, spiny anteater, pangolin, echidna, anteater, numbat, aardvark

  5. echidna, spiny anteater, anteater(noun)

    a burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites; native to New Guinea

    Synonyms:
    scaly anteater, banded anteater, ant bear, spiny anteater, pangolin, echidna, anteater, numbat, aardvark

  6. echidna, spiny anteater, anteater(noun)

    a burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites; native to Australia

    Synonyms:
    scaly anteater, banded anteater, ant bear, spiny anteater, pangolin, echidna, anteater, numbat, aardvark


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