Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A typical armadillo of the family Dasypodidæ and subfamily Dasypodinæ (which see), such as the peludo, Dasypus villosus. The term has had a more extensive application. See cut under armadillo.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) One of several species of armadillos of the genera Dasypus and Euphractus, having five toes both on the fore and hind feet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One of several species of armadillo of the genera Dasypus and Euphractus, with five toes on both the fore and the hind feet.

Etymologies

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French, Portuguese encorberto, encuberto, literally "covered".

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