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two-toed sloth

noun
1.
either of two sloths of the genus Choloepus, having two claws on the forelimbs and three on the hind limbs, including C. didactylus and C. hoffmanni.
Also called unau.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75
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  • The flexible three-toed sloth has nine vertebrae and the more rigid two-toed sloth has only six.

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