chlamyphore

Chlamyphore

Chlam"y*phore\, n. [Gr. ? cloak + ? to bear.] (Zo["o]l.) A small South American edentate (Chlamyphorus truncatus, and C. retusus) allied to the armadillo. It is covered with a leathery shell or coat of mail, like a cloak, attached along the spine.
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chlamyphore

noun
very small Argentine armadillo with pale silky hair and pink plates on head and neck [syn: pichiciago
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