from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. An order of mammals including the armadillos, sloths, and anteaters; -- called also Bruta. The incisor teeth are rarely developed, and in some groups all the teeth are lacking.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In mammalogy, a Cuvierian order of mammals; the edentates.
- A group of crustaceans.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. order of mammals having few or no teeth including: New World anteaters; sloths; armadillos
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