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Noun: aardvark  'aa(r)d,vaa(r)k
  1. Nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata
    - ant bear, anteater, Orycteropus afer

Derived forms: aardvarks

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

Part of: genus Orycteropus, Orycteropus

Encyclopedia: Aardvark