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1. anteater (n.)

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

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2. anteater (n.)

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

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3. anteater (n.)

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

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4. anteater (n.)

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

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5. anteater (n.)

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

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6. anteater (n.)

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

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