• Definition for "nine-banded armadillo"
    • the most typical species of armadillo, Dasypus novemcinctus,…
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nine-banded armadillo definition

  • noun:
    • the most typical species of armadillo, Dasypus novemcinctus, generally having nine-jointed rings of bony plates. The females give beginning to quadruplets from egg.
    • a typical species of armadillo, Dasypus novemcinctus.
    • having nine hinged rings of bony plates; ranges from Tx to Paraguay
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