unau

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English[edit]

An unau

Etymology[edit]

From Brazilian Portuguese, from Tupian.

Noun[edit]

unau (plural unaus)

  1. Linnaeus's two-toed sloth, Choloepus didactylus, a two-toed sloth native to South America.
    • 1834, Augustus Addison Gould (editor), A System of Natural History, page 264,
      The unau, or two-toed sloth, has no tail, and only two nails on the fore feet. The ai, or three-toed sloth, has a short tail, and three nails on every foot. The nose of the unau, is likewise much longer, the forehead higher, and the ears longer than those of the ai.

Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

unau

  1. plural form of un