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ar·ma·dil·lo

 (är′mə-dĭl′ō)
n. pl. ar·ma·dil·los
Any of various omnivorous burrowing mammals of the family Dasypodidae, native to southern North America and Central and South America and characterized by an armorlike covering consisting of jointed bony plates.

[Spanish, diminutive of armado, armored, past participle of armar, to arm, from Latin armāre, from arma, arms; see ar- in Indo-European roots.]
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armadillo

(ˌɑːməˈdɪləʊ)
n, pl -los
1. (Animals) any edentate mammal of the family Dasypodidae of Central and South America and S North America, such as Priodontes giganteus (giant armadillo). They are burrowing animals, with peglike rootless teeth and a covering of strong horny plates over most of the body
2. (Animals) fairy armadillo another name for pichiciego
[C16: from Spanish, diminutive of armado armed (man), from Latin armātus armed; compare armada]
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ar•ma•dil•lo

(ˌɑr məˈdɪl oʊ)

n., pl. -los.
any of several New World burrowing mammals of the family Dasypodidae, related to the anteater, covered with jointed plates of bone and horn.
[1570–80; < Sp, =armad(o) armed + -illo < Latin -illus diminutive suffix]
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ar·ma·dil·lo

(är′mə-dĭl′ō)
Any of several toothless, burrowing mammals of South America and southern North America. Armadillos have an armor-like covering of jointed bony plates and roll up into a ball when attacked.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.armadillo - burrowing chiefly nocturnal mammal with body covered with strong horny platesarmadillo - burrowing chiefly nocturnal mammal with body covered with strong horny plates
edentate - primitive terrestrial mammal with few if any teeth; of tropical Central America and South America
Dasypus novemcinctus, nine-banded armadillo, peba, Texas armadillo - having nine hinged bands of bony plates; ranges from Texas to Paraguay
apar, three-banded armadillo, Tolypeutes tricinctus - South American armadillo with three bands of bony plates
cabassous, Cabassous unicinctus, tatouay - naked-tailed armadillo of tropical South America
Euphractus sexcinctus, peludo, poyou - Argentine armadillo with six movable bands and hairy underparts
giant armadillo, Priodontes giganteus, tatou, tatu - about three feet long exclusive of tail
chlamyphore, Chlamyphorus truncatus, fairy armadillo, pichiciago, pichiciego - very small Argentine armadillo with pale silky hair and pink plates on head and neck
Burmeisteria retusa, greater pichiciego - of southern South America
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Translations
dazipo
vyötiäinen
gömbászkatatu

armadillo

[ˌɑːməˈdɪləʊ] Narmadillo m
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armadillo

[ˌɑːrməˈdɪləʊ] ntatou m
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armadillo

nGürteltier nt
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armadillo

[ˌɑːməˈdɪləʊ] narmadillo
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armadillo

n armadillo
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