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armadillo

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English

9-Banded Armadillo

Etymology

From Spanish armadillo, diminutive of armado ‘armored’, in reference to its protective plates.

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armadillo

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

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Italian

Noun

armadillo m. (plural armadilli)

  1. armadillo

Spanish

Etymology

armado "armored" + -illo (diminutive suffix), i.e. "little armored one"

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /aɾmaˈdiʎo/

Noun

armadillo m. (plural armadillos)

Singular
armadillo m.

Plural
armadillos m.

  1. armadillo

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