Meaning of aardvark

aard•vark

Pronunciation: (ärd'värk"), [key]
— n.
  1. a large, nocturnal, burrowing mammal, Orycteropus afer, of central and southern Africa, feeding on ants and termites and having a long, extensile tongue, strong claws, and long ears.
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