Aard-vark : Definition


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Definitions of Aard-vark

Pronunciation : Aard"-vark`
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [D., earth-pig.] (Zoöl.)
Definition : Defn: An edentate mammal, of the genus Orycteropus, somewhat resembling a pig, common in some parts of Southern Africa. It burrows in the ground, and feeds entirely on ants, which it catches with its long, slimy tongue.

Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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