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Noun: pangolin  pang-gu-lin or pang'gow-lin
  1. Toothless mammal of southern Africa and Asia having a body covered with horny scales and a long snout for feeding on ants and termites
    - scaly anteater, anteater

Derived forms: pangolins

Type of: eutherian, eutherian mammal, placental, placental mammal

Part of: genus Manis, Manis

Encyclopedia: Pangolin