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Meaning of PANGOLIN

Pronunciation:  pang'gowlin

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  toothless mammal of southern Africa and Asia having a body covered with horny scales and a long snout for feeding on ants and termites
 

PANGOLIN is a 8 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: anteater, scaly anteater
 
 See Also: eutherian, eutherian mammal, genus Manis, Manis, placental, placental mammal

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pan"go*lin\, n. [Malay pang?lang.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any one of several species of {Manis}, {Pholidotus}, and
related genera, found in Africa and Asia. They are covered
with imbricated scales, and feed upon ants. Called also
{scaly ant-eater}.

 

 

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