from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A kind of armadillo, Dasypus tatouay or Xenurus unicinctus. See cut under
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) An armadillo (
Xenurus unicinctus), native of the tropical parts of South America. It has about thirteen movable bands composed of small, nearly square, scales. The head is long; the tail is round and tapered, and nearly destitute of scales; the claws of the fore feet are very large. Called also tatouary, and broad-banded armadillo.
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- noun An
armadillo(Xenurus unicinctus), native to tropical South America; the broad-banded armadillo.
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- noun naked-tailed armadillo of tropical South America
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Of Brazilian origin; compare Portuguese tatu, French tatou.
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