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Meaning of ANTEATER

Pronunciation:  'ant`eetur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  burrowing spine-covered monotreme of Australia having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites
  2. [n]  New Guinea echidnas
  3. [n]  small Australian marsupial having long snout and strong claws for feeding on termites; nearly extinct
  4. [n]  nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata
  5. [n]  any of several tropical American mammals of the family Myrmecophagidae which lack teeth and feed on ants and termites
  6. [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

ANTEATER is a 8 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: aardvark, ant bear, banded anteater, echidna, Myrmecobius fasciatus, New World anteater, numbat, Orycteropus afer, pangolin, scaly anteater, spiny anteater
 See Also: Cyclopes didactylus, dasyurid, dasyurid marsupial, edentate, egg-laying mammal, eutherian, eutherian mammal, family Myrmecophagidae, genus Manis, genus Myrmecobius, genus Orycteropus, genus Tachyglossus, genus Zaglossus, giant anteater, great anteater, lesser anteater, Manis, monotreme, Myrmecobius, Myrmecophaga jubata, Myrmecophagidae, Orycteropus, placental, placental mammal, silky anteater, Tachyglossus, tamandu, tamandua, Tamandua tetradactyla, tamanoir, two-toed anteater, Zaglossus



Dream Dictionary
 Definition: An anteater is a warning to be cautious in your business dealings. It indicates that you might be exposed to new elements, people or events, that will threaten your business discipline and work ethic.