Definition of anteater in English:

anteater

Line breaks: ant|eater
Pronunciation: /ˈantiːtə
 
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noun

A mammal that feeds on ants and termites, with a long snout and sticky tongue.
More example sentences
  • In South America, anteaters evolved long sticky tongues that enable them to feed on ants and termites.
  • As the name suggests, anteaters eat ants and termites in vast quantities, sometimes up to 30,000 insects in a single day.
  • The prey of anteaters adheres to their long, sticky tongues.

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