chlamyphore

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n chlamyphore very small Argentine armadillo with pale silky hair and pink plates on head and neck
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Chlamyphore (Zoöl) A small South American edentate (Chlamyphorus truncatus, and Chlamyphorus retusus) allied to the armadillo. It is covered with a leathery shell or coat of mail, like a cloak, attached along the spine.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. cloak + fe`rein to bear