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Meaning of AARD-VARK

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Aard"-vark`\ ([aum]rd"v[aum]rk`), n. [D., earth-pig.]
(Zo["o]l.)
An edentate mammal, of the genus {Orycteropus}, somewhat
resembling a pig, common in some parts of Southern Africa. It
burrows in the ground, and feeds entirely on ants, which it
catches with its long, slimy tongue.

 

 

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