Definition of “armadillo” - English Dictionary


(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 small animal found in South America, Central America, and in the southern US which has a body covered by hard, bony strips 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)