English to Xhosa Meaning :: echidna

Echidna :
echidna
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Noun(1) a burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites; native to New Guinea(2) a burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites; native to Australia

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(1) The platypus and the echidna - a nocturnal, burrowing mammal with a spiny coat, long claws, and no teeth - are the only known living members of a type of animal known as monotremes.(2) But it is the immediate predecessor of modern mammals, such as the platypus and the echidna .(3) Maybe you would see koalas, wombats, echidnas , brush tail and ring tail possums and emus if you're lucky.(4) These exotic egg-laying animals are represented by just three species: the duck-billed platypus and two echidnas .(5) Unlike platypuses, echidnas lack webbing and instead have large, shovel-like claws are present on all feet.
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Noun
1. spiny anteater ::
silwane nengwane
2. anteater ::
silwane
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