Associations to the word «Aardvark»

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Wiktionary

AARDVARK, noun. The nocturnal, insectivorous, burrowing, mammal Orycteropus afer, of the order Tubulidentata, somewhat resembling a pig, common in some parts of sub-Saharan Africa. [First attested in the late 18th c.]
AARDVARK, noun. (slang) (particularly in the southeast US) A silly or credulous person who is prone to mistakes or blunders.

Dictionary definition

AARDVARK, noun. Nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata.

Wise words

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