Xenurine

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Xenurine (Zoöl) A cabassou.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n xenurine An armadillo of the genus Xenurus; a kabassou. In these forms of Dasypodidæ the buckler is more zouiferous than in the true dasypodines, and the tail is nearly naked; the feet are also somewhat peculiar in the proportions of the metacarpals and phalanges.
    • xenurine Of or pertaining to the genus Xenurus.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. xe`nos strange + tail