armadillo Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"armadillo" in British English

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armadillonoun [C]

uk   /ˌɑː.məˈdɪl.əʊ/  us   /ˌɑːr.məˈdɪl.oʊ/ (plural armadillos)
a ​smallanimal whose ​body is ​covered in hard ​strips that ​allow it to ​roll into a ​ball when ​attacked
(Definition of armadillo from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"armadillo" in American English

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armadillonoun [C]

 us   /ˌɑr·məˈdɪl·oʊ/ (plural armadillos)
a ​smallanimalfound in ​SouthAmerica, Central ​America, and in the ​southern US which has a ​bodycovered by hard, ​bonystrips that ​allow it to ​curl into a ​ball to ​protect itself when ​attacked
(Definition of armadillo from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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