Encoubert

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Encoubert (Zoöl) One of several species of armadillos of the genera Dasypus and Euphractus, having five toes both on the fore and hind feet.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n encoubert A typical armadillo of the family Dasypodidæ and subfamily Dasypodinæ (which see), such as the peludo, Dasypus villosus. The term has had a more extensive application. See cut under armadillo.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., Pg. encorberto, encuberto, lit., covered