New World anteater
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|Noun||1.||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
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