from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The little truncate armadillo, Chlamydophorus truncatus.

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

  • noun (Zoöl.) A small, burrowing, South American edentate (Chlamyphorus truncatus), allied to the armadillos. The shell is attached only along the back.

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  • noun Alternative form of pichiciego.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun very small Argentine armadillo with pale silky hair and pink plates on head and neck


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  • No animal is better protected by nature from its enemies than the pichiciago, whose scientific name is _chlamyphorus truncatus_.

    The Human Side of Animals Royal Dixon 1923


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