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Noun: numbat  'núm,bat
  1. Small Australian marsupial having long snout and strong claws for feeding on termites; nearly extinct
    - banded anteater, anteater, Myrmecobius fasciatus

Derived forms: numbats

Type of: dasyurid, dasyurid marsupial

Part of: genus Myrmecobius, Myrmecobius

Encyclopedia: Numbat