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/ ˈæntˌi tər /
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British Dictionary definitions for anteater
/ (ˈæntˌiːtə) /
any toothless edentate mammal of the family Myrmecophagidae of Central and South America, esp Myrmecophaga tridactyla (or jubata) (giant anteater), having a long tubular snout used for eating termitesSee also tamandua
scaly anteater another name for pangolin
spiny anteater another name for echidna
banded anteater another name for numbat
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