poyou

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n poyou Argentine armadillo with six movable bands and hairy underparts
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Poyou (Zoöl) A South American armadillo (Dasypus sexcinctus). Called also sixbanded armadillo.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n poyou The six-banded armadillo, Dasypus sexcinctus, or D. encoubert. See armadillo
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Usage

In literature:

The common armadillo, or the poyou, is about twenty inches in length, including the tail.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
THE TATOU-POYOU AND THE DEER CARCASS.
"The Forest Exiles" by Mayne Reid
THE TATOU-POYOU AND THE DEER CARCASS.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
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