genus Tamandua

noun
lesser anteater
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Myrmecophagidae, ↑family Myrmecophagidae
Member Meronyms: ↑tamandua, ↑tamandu, ↑lesser anteater, ↑Tamandua tetradactyla

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  • tamandua — [tə mand(j)ʊə, ˌtam(ə)n du:ə] noun a small arboreal anteater with a naked prehensile tail, native to tropical America. [Genus Tamandua: two species.] Origin C17: via Port. from Tupi tamanduá, from taly ant + monduar hunter …   English new terms dictionary

  • Tamandua tetradactyla — noun small toothless anteater with prehensile tail and four clawed forelimbs; of tropical South America and Central America • Syn: ↑tamandua, ↑tamandu, ↑lesser anteater • Hypernyms: ↑anteater, ↑New World anteater • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tamandua — n. any small Central and S. American arboreal anteater of the genus Tamandua, with a prehensile tail used in climbing . Etymology: Port. f. Tupi tamanduagrave …   Useful english dictionary

  • Southern tamandua — Southern Tamandua[1] Southern Tamandua, Cocoal, Brazil Conservation status …   Wikipedia

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  • Southern Tamandua — Taxobox name = Southern Tamandua status = LC status system = iucn3.1 trend = unknown image width = 200px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia superordo = Xenarthra ordo = Pilosa subordo = Vermilingua familia = Myrmecophagidae… …   Wikipedia

  • Northern Tamandua — Taxobox name = Northern TamanduaMSW3 Gardner | pages = 102 103] image width = 200px image caption = status = LC status system = iucn3.1 status ref = IUCN2006 | assessors = Meritt, D., Samudio, R. members of the Edentate Specialist Group | year =… …   Wikipedia

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

  • Orthosternarchus tamandua — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

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