from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An armadillo (Tatusia novemcincta) which is found from Texas to Paraguay; -- called also tatouhou.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of armadillo, Dasypus peba; also, the seven- or nine-banded armadillo, Tatusia septemcincta or novemcincta.
- n. The true peba is South American, but the name has also been given to the Texan armadillo.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. having nine hinged bands of bony plates; ranges from Texas to Paraguay
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