New World anteater


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Noun1.New World anteater - any of several tropical American mammals of the family Myrmecophagidae which lack teeth and feed on ants and termites
edentate - primitive terrestrial mammal with few if any teeth; of tropical Central America and South America
ant bear, giant anteater, great anteater, Myrmecophaga jubata, tamanoir - large shaggy-haired toothless anteater with long tongue and powerful claws; of South America
Cyclopes didactylus, silky anteater, two-toed anteater - squirrel-sized South American toothless anteater with long silky golden fur
lesser anteater, tamandu, tamandua, Tamandua tetradactyla - small toothless anteater with prehensile tail and four-clawed forelimbs; of tropical South America and Central America