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n.1.(Zool.) The three-banded armadillo (Tolypeutis tricinctus). See Illust. under Loricata.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
apar , commonly called mataco , is remarkable by having only three moveable bands; the rest of its tesselated covering being nearly inflexible.
Este ultimo, por su forma, ha sido clasificado como un silbato tipo "mataco" (Miguez et al.