ai

1
[ ah-ee ]
/ ˈɑ i /

noun, plural a·is [ah-eez] /ˈɑ iz/.

a three-toed sloth, Bradypus tridactylus, inhabiting forests of southern Venezuela, the Guianas, and northern Brazil, having a diet apparently restricted to the leaves of the trumpet-tree, and sounding a high-pitched cry when disturbed.

Nearby words

  1. ahuru,
  2. ahuzzath,
  3. ahvaz,
  4. ahvenanmaa,
  5. ahwaz,
  6. aia,
  7. aiaw,
  8. aicc,
  9. aiche,
  10. aid

Origin of ai

1
1685–95; < Portuguese < Tupi

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British Dictionary definitions for ais

AIS

abbreviation for

Australian Institute of Sport

ai

1
/ (ˈɑːɪ) /

noun plural ais

the three-toed slothSee sloth (def. 1)

Word Origin for ai

C17: from Portuguese, from Tupi

ai

2

the internet domain name for

Anguilla

AI

abbreviation for

artificial insemination
artificial intelligence
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Medicine definitions for ais

AI

abbr.

artificial insemination

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Science definitions for ais

AI

Abbreviation of artificial insemination
Abbreviation of artificial intelligence
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