Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A typical armadillo of the family Dasypodid√¶ and subfamily Dasypodin√¶ (which see), such as the peludo, Dasypus villosus. The term has had a more extensive application. See cut under armadillo.

Etymologies

French, Portuguese encorberto, encuberto, literally "covered". (Wiktionary)

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