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armadillo

noun [C] uk   /ˌɑː.məˈdɪl.əʊ/ us    /ˌɑːr.məˈdɪl.oʊ/ (plural armadillos)
a small animal whose body is covered in hard strips that allow it to roll into a ball when attacked
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