genus Bradypus

noun
type genus of the Bradypodidae: three-toed sloths
Syn: ↑Bradypus
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Bradypodidae, ↑family Bradypodidae
Member Meronyms: ↑three-toed sloth, ↑ai, ↑Bradypus tridactylus

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  • Bradypus — n. type genus of the {Bradypodidae}, comprising the three toed sloths. Syn: genus {Bradypus}. [WordNet 1.5] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Bradypus — noun type genus of the Bradypodidae: three toed sloths • Syn: ↑genus Bradypus • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Bradypodidae, ↑family Bradypodidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bradypus tridactylus — noun a sloth that has three long claws on each forefoot and each hindfoot • Syn: ↑three toed sloth, ↑ai • Hypernyms: ↑sloth, ↑tree sloth • Member Holonyms: ↑Bradypus, ↑genus Bradypus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bradypus tridactylus — Sloth Sloth, n. [OE. slouthe, sleuthe, AS. sl?w?, fr. sl[=a]w slow. See {Slow}.] 1. Slowness; tardiness. [1913 Webster] These cardinals trifle with me; I abhor This dilatory sloth and tricks of Rome. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Disinclination to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Three-toed sloth — Taxobox name = Three toed slothsMSW3 Gardner|pages=100 101] fossil record = (None known) image width = 200px image caption = Brown throated Three toed Sloth ( Bradypus variegatus ) regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo =… …   Wikipedia

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