chlamyphore definition

  • noun:
    • a tiny South American edentate (Chlamyphorus truncatus and C. retusus) allied into armadillo, covered with a leathery shell.
    • a little South United states edentate (Chlamyphorus truncatus, and Chlamyphorus retusus) allied into the armadillo. It is covered with a leathery shell or coat of mail, like a cloak, affixed over the back.
    • very small Argentine armadillo with pale silky tresses and pink dishes on head and throat

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