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Meaning of giant anteater

gi'ant ant'eater

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  1. a large, narrow-bodied anteater, Myrmecophaga tridactyla, having a long, tapering snout and extensile tongue, powerful front claws, and a shaggy gray coat marked with a conspicuous black band.
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