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1. aardvark

noun. ['ˈɑːrdˌvɑːrk'] nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata.

Synonyms

  • eutherian mammal
  • placental mammal
  • ant bear
  • genus Orycteropus
  • anteater
  • Orycteropus
  • eutherian
  • Orycteropus afer

Antonyms

  • digitigrade mammal
  • aplacental

Etymology

  • aarde (Afrikaans)
  • aarde (Dutch)
  • aardvarken (Afrikaans)

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Words that Rhyme with Aardvark

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  • earmark
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Example sentences of the word aardvark


1. Noun, singular or mass
The aardvark is nocturnal, spending afternoons in cool, underground burrows.

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