a genus of Megalonychidae consisting of the two-toed sloth
Syn: ↑genus Choloepus
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Megalonychidae, ↑family Megalonychidae
Member Meronyms: ↑two-toed sloth, ↑unau, ↑unai, ↑Choloepus didactylus, ↑Choloepus hoffmanni

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\\kōˈlēpəs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, irregular from Late Greek chōlopous lame-footed, from Greek chōlos lame + pous foot — more at foot
: the genus consisting of the two-toed sloth

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