giant anteater(redirected from Giant ant eater)
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A large tropical American anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) having an elongated narrow snout, long sticky tongue, and large shaggy tail.
a large tropical American anteater, Myrmecophaga tridactyla, with a long, bushy tail.
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|Noun||1.||giant anteater - large shaggy-haired toothless anteater with long tongue and powerful claws; of South America|
New World anteater, anteater - any of several tropical American mammals of the family Myrmecophagidae which lack teeth and feed on ants and termites