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Definition of the noun aardvark

What does aardvark mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: aardvarks

  1. nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata

Alternative definition of the noun aardvark

noun

  1. [zoology] The mammal Orycteropus afer, of the order Tubulidentata, somewhat resembling a pig, common in some parts of sub-Saharan Africa.
  2. [slang, particularly in the southeast US] A silly or credulous person who is prone to mistakes or blunders.

Business

Aardvark was a social search service that connected users live with friends or friends-of-friends who were able to answer their questions, also known as a knowledge market. Users submitted questions via the Aardvark website, email or instant messenger and Aardvark identified and facilitated a live chat or email conversation with one or more topic experts in the asker's extended social network. Aardvark was used for asking subjective questions for which human judgment or recommendation was desired. It was also used extensively for technical support questions. Users could also review question and answer history and other settings on the Aardvark website. Google acquired Aardvark for $50 million on February 11, 2010. In September 2011, Google announced it would discontinue a number of its products, including Aardvark.

Groups

  1. Aardvark is a musical group.
    • album: "Aardvark"
  2. Aardvark a.k.a. Aardvark': Aardvark' is a Finnish band.
    • album: "Tuntematon sotilas"

There are other groups with in their name, like Groovy Aardvark and Aardvark Jazz Orchestra.

Characters

  1. Aardvark is a fictional character from the 2002 film Ice Age.
  2. Aardvark is a fictional character from the 1980 film Easter Fever.

Film

"Aardvark": In a role inspired by his own life, Larry Lewis plays a blind and solitary man recovering from alcoholism and working towards stability. Determined to take control over himself, Larry leads an orderly and disciplined life. When he joins a Jiu Jitsu academy, he finds a close friend in his young hard-partying instructor, Darren. As Larry’s body and spirit begin to change and grow through his practice of this martial art, so does his friendship with Darren. But, as disturbing aspects of Darren’s life are starting to unravel, Larry soon finds himself facing the consequences of violence, descending into an underworld, deeper and deeper into shadows and darkness.

Game

"Aardvark" is a computer game for the Atari 8-bit Computers, Commodore 64 and Commodore 16 in which the player must collect ant larva using the snout of an aardvark. The game is based on the arcade game Anteater.

  • mode: Single-player video game
  • developer: Bug-Byte
  • genre: Action game
  • publisher: Bug-Byte
  • released in (30 years ago)

Music

  1. "Aardvark" is a musical album of Aardvark.
    • released in (46 years ago)
  2. "Aardvark" is a musical album of Kensington Market.
  3. "Aardvark" is a musical album of Mighty Joe Plum.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aardvark

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Google previewGrammar Girl's Punctuation 911 (2011)

Your Guide to Writing it Right by Mignon Fogarty

Aardvark is a blue and small mammal. Aardvark is a small and blue mammal. Aardvark is a small, blue mammal. (You can use and between the adjectives and reverse the order, so you use a comma.) Sometimes it'sa challenge tofigureout ...

Google previewGrammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing (2008)

by Mignon Fogarty

Aardvark is a blue and small mammal. Aardvark is a small and blue mammal. Aardvark is a small, blue mammal. (You can use and between the adjectives and reverse the order, so you use a comma.) Sometimes it's a challenge to figure out ...

Google previewGrammar Girl Presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students (2011)

by Mignon Fogarty, Erwin Haya

Aardvark is a hairy and small mammal. Aardvark is a small and hairy mammal. Aardvark is a small, hairy mammal. You can use and between the adjectives and reverse the order in the examples above, ...

Google previewSpirit & Dream Animals (2011)

Decipher Their Messages, Discover Your Totem by Richard Webster

Aardvark The aardvark is an unusual looking nocturnal animal that can grow up to six feet in length. It has the nose...

Google previewThe Human Interest Library (1914)

Visualized Knowledge by Bp. Samuel Fallows, Henry Woldmar Ruoff

The aardvark is an African animal, and Its curious name given by the Dutch means "earth-hog." It measures about five feet In length, and sleeps by day in a burrow, coming out at night to feed among the ant hills. Its long ears and piglike head ...

Google previewMe Dia (2016)

by Daniel Gavaghan

This also may sound trivial but aardvark is an anagram of dark Vader and vadar in Dutch means father, so Seth is the dark father and this might be where the character Darth Vader comes from.

Google previewThe Human interest library, visualized knowledge ... (1920)

The aardvark is an African animal, and its curious name given by the Dutch means "earth-hog." It measures about five feet in length, and sleeps by day in a burrow, coming out at night to feed among the ant hlils. Its long ears and piglike head ...

Google previewHuman Interest Library: Popular science and industry (1920)

The aardvark is an African animal, and its curious name given by the Dutch means “earth-hog.” It measures about five feet in length, and sleeps by day in a burrow, coming out at night to feed among the ant hills. Its long ears and piglike head ...

Google previewPrinciples of Life (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aardvark: The aardvark is a mediumsized, burrowing, nocturnal mammal native to Africa. It is the only living species of the order Tubulidentata, although other prehistoric species and genera of Tubulidentata are known. Carnivore: A carnivore ...

Google previewLearning and Memory (2015)

Basic Principles, Processes, and Procedures, Fourth Edition by W. Scott Terry

Although AARDVARK is a bizarre and distinctive item, fat chance you will remember it 6 months later as an associate to TABLE.) Putting objects in unusual places is an instance where our everyday belief about how to remember proves to be ...

Google previewBiology (2016)

Biology, Biology by CTI Reviews

Aardvark: The aardvark is a mediumsized, burrowing, nocturnal mammal native ...

Google previewNocturnal Animals (2006)

by Clive Roots

The aardvark is the largest of the pure anteaters, its body and long tapering head measuring 4 feet 3 inches (1.3m), and its tapering tail is 28 inches (71cm) long.

Google previewScientific American (1880)

The aardvark is a nocturnal animal, ...

Google previewContinuum Encyclopedia of Animal Symbolism in World Art (2006)

by Hope B. Werness

Aardvark. Orycteropus afer. Aardvarks are members of one family, and a single genus and species, occupying a wide variety of habitats throughout sub-Saharan Africa. These burrowing, largely nocturnal creatures build substantial tunnel ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

the rock hyrax is a grazer and — concentrates on grasses oass Mammalia order Tubuhdentata family Orycteropodidae GENERA 1 SPECIES 1 Aardvark A ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Deserts (1999)

by Michael A. Mares, Oklahoma Museum of Natural History (Norman, Okla.)

The aardvark, also called antbear, is the only member of the family Orycteropodidae (order Tubulidentata). It has a long skull with small teeth that serve no apparent function. Aardvarks are distributed widely in Africa south of the Sahara (except ...

Google previewPersian Gulf War Encyclopedia: A Political, Social, and Military History (2014)

A Political, Social, and Military History by Spencer C. Tucker

General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark The General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark was a medium-range interdiction and tactical strike aircraft but also in various versions was a strategic bomber, a reconnaissance aircraft, and an electronic warfare ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Military Technology and Innovation (2004)

by Stephen Bull

Exit was possible at all speeds and altitudes, though the system worked best when the Aardvark was flying at reasonable height. A successful ejection was achieved from ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2003)

by Michael Allaby

Orycteropodidae (aardvark; superorder *Protoungulata, order *Tubulidentata) A family ofanimals, known from the *Miocene in Africa and the *Oligocene in Europe, that are isolated from all other mammal groups and that may be similar to ...

Google previewNew Comprehensive A-Z Crossword Dictionary (1996)

by Edy G. Schaffer

purpose of DO, SERVE, RESOLVE, SATISFY unfavorable REBUFF answerable LIABLE, ACCOUNTABLE, RESPONSIBLE ant ANAY, EMMET, AMAZON, PISMIRE, TERMITE bear AARDVARK black KELEP combining form MYRMECO cow ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

AARDVARK (Mammalia, Tubulidentata). African animals of peculiar form and ancient lineage, including an Ethiopian and a South African species. All are anteaters, feeding exclusively on ants ...

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The value of this 8-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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