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two-toed sloth

noun
1.
either of two sloths of the genus Choloepus, having two claws on the forelimbs and three on the hind limbs, including C. didactylus and C. hoffmanni.
Also called unau, unai
[yoo-naw, oo-nou] /yuˈnɔ, uˈnaʊ/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of two-toed sloth
1765-1775
First recorded in 1765-75
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British Dictionary definitions for unau

unau

/ˈjuːnaʊ/
noun
1.
the two-toed sloth See sloth (sense 1)
Word Origin
C18: via French from Tupi
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