/ˈɑɚdˌvɑɚk/ noun, pl -varks [count]
: a large African animal that has a long nose and that eats ants and other insects

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  • vark — aard·vark; bosch·vark; bosh·vark; …   English syllables

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  • aardvark — aard|vark [ ard,vark ] noun count a southern African animal with a long nose and a long sticky tongue that eats ANTS …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • aardvark — aard|vark [ˈa:dva:k US ˈa:rdva:rk] n [Date: 1700 1800; : Afrikaans; Origin: earth pig ] a large animal from southern Africa that has a very long nose and eats small insects …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • aardvark — aard•vark [[t]ˈɑrdˌvɑrk[/t]] n. mam a large burrowing African mammal, Orycteropus afer, having a piglike snout and long sticky tongue for feeding on ants and termites • Etymology: 1825–35; < Afrik erdvark < D aardvarken=aarde earth+varken… …   From formal English to slang

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