oso hormiguero
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oso hormiguero(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (animal)
a. anteater
El oso hormiguero destruyó el termitero con sus garras y metió en él su larga y pegajosa lengua.The anteater destroyed the termite mound with its claws and put its long and sticky tongue into it.
b. ant bear
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Los osos hormigueros reciben este nombre porque se alimentan principalmente de hormigas y termitas.Ant bears are called by that name because they mainly feed on ants and termites.
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