- aardvark[aardvark 词源字典]
- aardvark: see earth, farrow
[aardvark etymology, aardvark origin, 英语词源]
- aardvark (n.)
- 1833, from Afrikaans Dutch aardvark, literally "earth-pig" (the animal burrows), from aard "earth" (see earth) + vark "pig," cognate with Old High German farah (source of German Ferkel "young pig, sucking pig," a diminutive form), Old English fearh (see farrow).