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English → English (gcide) Definition: Native sloth Sloth \Sloth\, n. [OE. slouthe, sleuthe, AS. sl?w?, fr. sl[=a]w slow. See Slow.] 1. Slowness; tardiness. [1913 Webster] These cardinals trifle with me; I abhor This dilatory sloth and tricks of Rome. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Disinclination to action or labor; sluggishness; laziness; idleness. [1913 Webster] [They] change their course to pleasure, ease, and sloth. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Sloth, like rust, consumes faster than labor wears. --Franklin. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of arboreal edentates constituting the family Bradypodid[ae], and the suborder Tardigrada. They have long exserted limbs and long prehensile claws. Both jaws are furnished with teeth (see Illust. of Edentata), and the ears and tail are rudimentary. They inhabit South and Central America and Mexico. [1913 Webster] Note: The three-toed sloths belong to the genera Bradypus and Arctopithecus, of which several species have been described. They have three toes on each foot. The best-known species are collared sloth (Bradypus tridactylus ), and the ai (Arctopitheus ai). The two-toed sloths, consisting the genus Cholopus, have two toes on each fore foot and three on each hind foot. The best-known is the unau (Cholopus didactylus) of South America. See Unau. Another species (C. Hoffmanni ) inhabits Central America. Various large extinct terrestrial edentates, such as Megatherium and Mylodon, are often called sloths. [1913 Webster] Australian sloth, or Native sloth (Zo["o]l.), the koala. Sloth animalcule (Zo["o]l.), a tardigrade. Sloth bear (Zo["o]l.), a black or brown long-haired bear (Melursus ursinus, or Melursus labiatus), native of India and Ceylon; -- called also aswail, labiated bear , and jungle bear. It is easily tamed and can be taught many tricks. Sloth monkey (Zo["o]l.), a loris. [1913 Webster] Native \Na"tive\ (n[=a]"t[i^]v), a. [F. natif, L. nativus, fr. nasci, p. p. natus. See Nation, and cf. Na["i]ve, Neif a serf.] 1. Arising by birth; having an origin; born. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Anaximander's opinion is, that the gods are native, rising and vanishing again in long periods of times. --Cudworth. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to one's birth; natal; belonging to the place or the circumstances in which one is born; -- opposed to foreign; as, native land, language, color, etc. [1913 Webster] 3. Born in the region in which one lives; as, a native inhabitant, race; grown or originating in the region where used or sold; not foreign or imported; as, native oysters, or strawberries. In the latter sense, synonymous with domestic. [1913 Webster +PJC] 4. Original; constituting the original substance of anything; as, native dust. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 5. Conferred by birth; derived from origin; born with one; inherent; inborn; not acquired; as, native genius, cheerfulness, wit, simplicity, rights, intelligence, etc. Having the same meaning as congenital, but typically used for positive qualities, whereas congenital may be used for negative qualities. See also congenital [1913 Webster +PJC] Courage is native to you. --Jowett (Thucyd.). [1913 Webster] 6. Naturally related; cognate; connected (with). [R.] [1913 Webster] the head is not more native to the heart, . . . Than is the throne of Denmark to thy father. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 7. (Min.) (a) Found in nature uncombined with other elements; as, native silver, copper, gold. (b) Found in nature; not artificial; as native sodium chloride. [1913 Webster] Native American party. See under American, a. Native bear (Zo["o]l.), the koala. Native bread (Bot.), a large underground fungus, of Australia (Mylitta australis), somewhat resembling a truffle, but much larger. Native devil. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Tasmanian devil, under Devil. Native hen (Zo["o]l.), an Australian rail (Tribonyx Mortierii ). Native pheasant. (Zo["o]l.) See Leipoa. Native rabbit (Zo["o]l.), an Australian marsupial (Perameles lagotis) resembling a rabbit in size and form. Native sloth (Zo["o]l.), the koala. Native thrush (Zo["o]l.), an Australian singing bird (Pachycephala olivacea); -- called also thickhead. Native turkey (Zo["o]l.), the Australian bustard (Choriotis australis); -- called also bebilya. [1913 Webster] Syn: Natural; natal; original; congenital. Usage: Native, Natural, Natal. natural refers to the nature of a thing, or that which springs therefrom; native, to one's birth or origin; as, a native country, language, etc.; natal, to the circumstances of one's birth; as, a natal day, or star. Native talent is that which is inborn; natural talent is that which springs from the structure of the mind. Native eloquence is the result of strong innate emotion; natural eloquence is opposed to that which is studied or artificial. [1913 Webster]

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