Definitions for spiny anteater

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

spin′y ant′eater(n.)

  1. Category: Mammals

    Ref: echidna .

Origin of spiny anteater:

1820–30

Princeton's WordNet

  1. echidna, spiny anteater, anteater(noun)

    a burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites; native to New Guinea

  2. echidna, spiny anteater, anteater(noun)

    a burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites; native to Australia

Wiktionary

  1. spiny anteater(Noun)

    A common name for echidna.

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