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- noun A species of armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus) widespread in the Americas, usually having nine bands of bony plates across the midsection. The females give birth to identical quadruplets.
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- noun A common species of
armadillo, Dasypus novemcinctus.
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- noun having nine hinged bands of bony plates; ranges from Texas to Paraguay
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