two-toed sloth


noun

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.

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What does “yare” mean?
Also called u·nau, u·nai [yoo-naw, oo-nou] /yuˈnɔ, uˈnaʊ/ .

Origin of two-toed sloth

First recorded in 1765–75
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