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  1. [noun] toothless mammal of southern Africa and Asia having a body covered with horny scales and a long snout for feeding on ants and termites
    Synonyms: pangolin, scaly

  2. [noun] any of several tropical American mammals of the family Myrmecophagidae which lack teeth and feed on ants and termites
    Synonyms: New World

  3. [noun] nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata
    Synonyms: aardvark, ant bear, Orycteropus afer

  4. [noun] small Australian marsupial having long snout and strong claws for feeding on termites; nearly extinct
    Synonyms: numbat, banded Myrmecobius fasciatus

  5. [noun] New Guinea echidnas
    Synonyms: echidna, spiny

  6. [noun] burrowing spine-covered monotreme of Australia having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites
    Synonyms: echidna, spiny

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