Complete Definition of "armadillo"

English
Image:9-banded-armadillo.jpg|thumb|9-Banded Armadillo

Etymology
From Spanish #Spanish|armadillo, diminutive of armado ‘armoured’, in reference to its protective plates.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ɑːməˈdɪləʊ/
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɪləʊ|-ɪləʊ

Noun
en-noun

  1. Any of a family of burrowing mammals covered with bony, jointed, protective plates.

#* Texas armadillo scientific name: Dasypus novemcinctus

Translations
trans-top|burrowing mammal covered with bony, jointed, protective plates
Amuzgo: kíchio'
CJKV Characters: 狳
Dutch: gordeldier n
Estonian: armadill
French: tatou m
German: Gürteltier n
Greek: αρμαδίλος (armadilos) m, δασύπους (dasipus) m
Isthmus Zapotec: ngupi
Indonesian: trenggiling
Italian: armadillo#Italian|armadillo m
Paumarí: tato f
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Polish: pancernik m
Portuguese: tatu m
Russian: броненосец (bron'enós'ec) m
Spanish: armadillo#Spanish|armadillo m italbrac|Colombian standard usage|Ecuador|Mexico|Panama, armado m italbrac|Guatemala, cachicamo m italbrac|Colombian Llanos|Venezuela, carachupa f italbrac|Peru, cusuco m italbrac|Costa Rica|El Salvador|Honduras|Nicaragua, gurre m italbrac|Colombia| especially rural usage, mulita f italbrac|Argentina, pitero m italbrac|Honduras, Nicaragua, quirquincho m italbrac|Bolivia|Chile|Western Argentina, tatú m italbrac|Eastern Bolivia|Northeastern Argentina|Paraguay|Uruguay
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Related terms
armor

See also
scutes
Xenarthra

External links
pedialite

Category:Mammals


Spanish

Etymology
Diminutive of armado ‘armoured’.

Pronunciation
IPA|/aɾmaˈðiʎo/

Noun
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