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- n. The most common species of armadillo, Dasypus novemcinctus, usually having nine jointed bands of bony plates. The females give birth to quadruplets from one egg.
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- n. A common species of armadillo, Dasypus novemcinctus.
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- n. having nine hinged bands of bony plates; ranges from Texas to Paraguay
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