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  1. archaic spelling of, aardvark

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Google previewJournal of Anatomy (1922)

The aard-vark is a creature that lives on hard ground and is an expert at rapid digging, being able to dig a hole sufficiently large to bury its entire body in a few minutes. The hole is dug by means of the fore-feet, the clods of earth being passed ...

Google previewWanderings and Adventures in the Interior of Southern Africa (1835)

Illustrated with Lithographic and Wood Engravings by Andrew Steedman

The Aard-vark is an extremely timid, harmless animal, seldom removes to any great distance from its burrow, being slow of foot, a bad runner, and is never by any chance found abroad during the daytime. On the approach of night it sallies forth ...

Google previewTHE AMERICAN CYCLOPAEDIA (1873)

The aard-vark is a very timid ...

Google previewThe American Cyclopdia (1873)

by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

The aard-vark is a very timid, inoffensive animal, burrowing in the ground, if pursued, so rapidly as to get wholly out of sight in the space of a few minutes, and working inward with such power and quickness that it is impracticable to dig him out.

Google previewThe American Cyclopædia (1881)

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

The aard-vark is a very timid, inoffensive animal, burrowing in the ground, if pursued, so rapidly as to get wholly out of sight in the space of a few minutes, and working inward with such power and quickness that it is impracticable to dig him out.

Google previewBrehm's Life of Animals (1896)

A Complete Natural History for Popular Home Instruction and for the Use of Schools. Mammalia by Alfred Edmund Brehm

Habits and Home The Aard-vark is a native of south- of the Aard- ern and central Africa, ranging from uark. the eastern to the western coast, like the Armadillos affecting the plains, desert-like spots and grass-grown table-lands ...

Google previewLeigh Hunt's London Journal (1835)

To Assist the Inquiring, Animate the Struggling, and Sympathize with All

The Aard-vark is an extremely timid, harmless animal, seldom removes to any great distance from its burrow, being slow of foot, a bad runner, and is never by any chance found abroad during the day time. On the approach of night it sallies ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Natural History: Or, A Popular Dictionary of Animated Nature (1849)

... to which are Added, a Syllabus of Practical Taxidermy, and a Glossarial Appendix by Samuel Maunder

|AARD-VARK. The name by which the quadruped Orycteropus Capensis is known to the Dutch colonists at the Cape of Good Hope. The following cut, which is copied from Daniell's work on the Animals of M-4, ...

Google previewThe Popular Encyclopedia (1862)

Or, Conversations Lexicon

AARD-VARK (Orycterojris) ; a genus of the class Mammalia and order Edentata, resembling in ita habits the ant-eaters, with which it was at one time included, and closely allied in anatomical structure to the armadillos, but essentially ...

Google previewOxford American Desk Dictionary & Thesaurus (2010)

by Oxford University Press

aard-vark /'ard,vark/ > n. a longsnouted African animal that eats ants and termites. a-back /a'bak/ > adv. (be taken aback) be shocked or surprised. ab-a-cus /'abakas/ > n. (plural abacuses) a frame with rows of wires ...

Google previewWebster's Collegiate Dictionary (1917)

3d Ed. of the Merriam Series. The Largest Abridgment of Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language; 1700 Illustrations

aard'-Wark” (ärd/- Aard-vark. (...) värk'), n. [D., earth-pig.] Either of two ant-eating edentates (genus Orycteropus) of Africa. aard'-wolf' (-wöölf'), n. [D., earth-wolf.] A hyenalike quadruped(Proteles cristata) of South - Africa. It feeds on W. insects, ...

Google previewPocket Oxford American Dictionary and Thesaurus (2010)

by Oxford University Press

aard-vark /'ard,vark/ > n. a long-snouted African animal that eats ants and termites. a-back /a'bak/ > adv. (be taken aback) be shocked or surprised. ab-a-cus /'abakas/ > n. (plural abacuses) a frame with rows of wires ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

AARD-VARK, or Eanrn-Hoe: see Alwr- marina.

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