antbear, noun

Named for a fancied resemblance to a bear.
aardvark. Also attributive.
1796 E. Helme tr. of F. Le Vaillant’s New Trav. III. 392This ant-bear is called in the colonies erd-verken (earth hog).
1990 S. Afr. Panorama JulyAug. 20The burrow of the ant-bear (Orycteropus afer) serves as a pleasant abode with a favourable temperature for a score of ‘lodgers’.
aardvark. Also attributive.

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