aard|vark

aard|vark «AHRD VAHRK», noun.
a burrowing mammal of southern and eastern Africa with a piglike snout, very strong claws, and a long tail. The aardvark feeds at night with its long, sticky tongue on ants and termites.
[< Afrikaans aardvark < Dutch aae earth + varken pig]

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