Meaning of megathere

meg•a•there

Pronunciation: (meg'u-thēr"), [key]
— n.
  1. any of the huge, slothlike animals of the extinct genus Megatherium, or closely related genera, that lived from the Oligocene to the Pleistocene epochs.
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