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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 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 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 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 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, Edward Pechuel-Loesche, Wilhelm Haacke, Richard Schmidtlein

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 , ...

Google previewLeigh Hunt's London Journal (1835)

The Aard-vark is an extremely timid. harmless animal, sel. dom removes to any great distance from its burrow, being slow of font, a bad runner, and is never by any Chance found abread during the day time. On the ap-' proach 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 previewBeeton's Dictionary of natural history (1871)

by Samuel Orchart Beeton

Aard-Vark. Aiid-Vare. ard'-fark, (Du. earth-pig,) in laet, an animal which belongs to the class Marsmilia. the order Edentata, and the family Ilsypide. It feeds upon insect", such as ants asd termites, and borrows in the ground. It a nocturnal in its ...

Google previewThe Popular Encyclopedia ; Or (1883)

by Charles Annandale

AARD-VARK. See Okycteropus. AARDWOLF (Protelet cristatus), a species of Carnivorous Mammalia, occupying a position intermediate between the Hysenas and Civets, and occurring in South Africa. The average length of this animal is ...

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 previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1913)

Everybody's Book of Reference ... by Frank Moore Colby, George Sandeman

the aard-vark of Africa. Ant-Birds. Tropical birds of various kinds which feed partly upon ants or termites (white "ants'), but the ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

Hyaenines Hyena TUBULIDENTATA Aard-Vark Procyonines Raccoons Canines Canines (Wolves, jackals, foxes, and dogs) Ursines Bears Mustelines Mustelines (Weasels, badgers, ...

Google previewDictionary, Grades 6 - 12 (2003)

Classic Reference Library by American Education Publishing

aard-vark n. A large burrowing insect— eat— ing mammal resembling the anteater, native to sub—Saharan Africa. a- back ad'u. Unexpectedly; by surprise; startled. a-bac-te-ri-al any. Not being caused ...

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