genus Choloepus

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

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  • Choloepus — noun a genus of Megalonychidae consisting of the two toed sloth • Syn: ↑genus Choloepus • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Megalonychidae, ↑family Megalonychidae • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Choloepus didactylus — noun relatively small fast moving sloth with two long claws on each front foot • Syn: ↑two toed sloth, ↑unau, ↑unai • Hypernyms: ↑sloth, ↑tree sloth • Member Holonyms: ↑Choloepus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Choloepus hoffmanni — noun a sloth of Central America that has two long claws on each forefoot and three long claws on each hindfoot • Syn: ↑two toed sloth, ↑unau, ↑unai • Hypernyms: ↑sloth, ↑tree sloth • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • mammal genus — noun a genus of mammals • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Tachyglossus, ↑genus Tachyglossus, ↑Zaglossus, ↑genus Zaglossus, ↑Ornithorhynchus, ↑genus Ornithorhynchus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • two-toed sloth — noun 1. relatively small fast moving sloth with two long claws on each front foot • Syn: ↑unau, ↑unai, ↑Choloepus didactylus • Hypernyms: ↑sloth, ↑tree sloth • Member Holonyms: ↑Ch …   Useful english dictionary

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