coextensive with the family Orycteropodidae
Syn: ↑genus Orycteropus
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Orycteropodidae, ↑family Orycteropodidae
Member Meronyms: ↑aardvark, ↑ant bear, ↑anteater, ↑Orycteropus afer

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\\əˌrikˈterəpəs, ˌōrˌi-\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek oryktēr miner (from oryssein, orychein to dig) + New Latin -pus
: a genus (coextensive with the family Orycteropodidae and sole recent representative of the order Tubulidentata) that comprises the aardvarks

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