Anteater synonyms

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A burrowing mammal (Orycteropus afer) of sub-Saharan Africa, having a stocky body, large ears, a long tubular snout, and powerful digging claws for feeding on ants and termites.
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The giant anteater.
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(Greek mythology) A female monster who, along with Typhon, mothered the vast majority of the famous monsters and creatures of Greek mythology.
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(Zoology) A common name for echidna.
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Any of a family (Myrmecobiidae) of small, timid Australian marsupials that have no pouch
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The scaly anteater; any of several long-tailed, scale-covered mammals of the order Pholidota of tropical Africa and Asia, the sole extant genus of which is Manis.
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(Zoology) A former common name for numbat. The term is a misnomer, the animal is not related to anteaters.
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A taxonomic species within the family Myrmecobiidae — numbat.
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nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata
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any of several tropical American mammals of the family Myrmecophagidae which lack teeth and feed on ants and termites
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Any of several species of pangolin.
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Find another word for anteater. In this page you can discover 19 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for anteater, like: aardvark, ant-bear, echidna, spiny-anteater, numbat, pangolin, banded-anteater, myrmecobius-fasciatus, tamandua, Orycteropus afer and New World anteater.