Dasypus novemcinctus

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Dasypus novemcinctus having nine hinged bands of bony plates; ranges from Texas to Paraguay
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Usage


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The nine-banded armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus) is so named because of the nine moveable rings of armor between the animal's shoulder and the hip shields.
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