a large, nocturnal, burrowing mammal, Orycteropus afer, of central and southern Africa, feeding on ants and termites and having a long, extensile tongue, strong claws, and long ears.
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Ed Markey (D-MA) appeared with Arthur the aardvark, the star of the PBS show Arthur, to promote funding for public broadcasting.
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The name ant-eater is also given to the pangolins and to the aardvark.
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They got him in the hole like an aardvark, with a bush over the mouth, so you couldn’t see it.
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a nocturnal mammal, Orycteropus afer, the sole member of its family (Orycteropodidae) and order (Tubulidentata). It inhabits the grasslands of Africa, has long ears and snout, and feeds on termites Also called ant bear
1833, from Afrikaans Dutch aardvark, literally “earth-pig” (the animal burrows), from aard “earth” (see earth) + vark “pig,” cognate with Old High German farah (source of German Ferkel “young pig, sucking pig,” a diminutive form), Old English fearh (see farrow).
a striped, hyenalike mammal, Proteles cristatus, of southern and eastern Africa, that feeds chiefly on insects. noun (pl) -wolves a nocturnal mammal, Proteles cristatus, that inhabits the plains of southern Africa and feeds on termites and insect larvae: family Hyaenidae (hyenas), order Carnivora (carnivores)
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