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Noun: scaly anteater  'skey-lee'ant,ee-tu(r)
  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
    - pangolin, anteater

Derived forms: scaly anteaters

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

Part of: genus Manis, Manis

Encyclopedia: Scaly anteater