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aardvark

aard´vark`   Pronunciation: ärd´värk`
n.1.(Zool.) An edentate mammal, of the genus Orycteropus (Orycteropus afer), somewhat resembling a pig, common in some parts of Southern Africa. It is a nocturnal ungulate, burrows in the ground with its powerful claws, and feeds entirely on ants and termites, which it catches with its long, extensile, slimy tongue. It is the sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata.
Noun1.aardvarkaardvark - nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata
ant bear, anteater, eutherian, eutherian mammal, genus Orycteropus, Orycteropus, Orycteropus afer, placental, placental mammal
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