pichiciago

pichiciago

[pich-uh-see-ah-goh, -ey-goh]
noun, plural pichiciagos.
any of several small armadillos of the genera Chalmyphorus and Burmeisteria, of southern South America.
Also, pichiciego [pich-uh-see-ey-goh] .


Origin:
1815–25; < American Spanish pichiciego < Araucanian pichi small + Spanish ciego blind (< Latin caecus)

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pichiciago

noun
very small Argentine armadillo with pale silky hair and pink plates on head and neck 
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