Try Our Apps


Supposedly vs. Supposably


[pich-uh-see-ah-goh, -ey-goh] /ˌpɪtʃ ə siˈɑ goʊ, -ˈeɪ goʊ/
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] /ˌpɪtʃ ə siˈeɪ goʊ/ (Show IPA)
Origin of pichiciago
1815-25; < American Spanish pichiciego < Araucanian pichi small + Spanish ciego blind (< Latin caecus) Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for pichiciego
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for pichiciego


noun (pl) -gos
a very small Argentine armadillo, Chlamyphorus truncatus, with white silky hair and pale pink plates on the head and back
greater pichiciego, a similar but larger armadillo, Burmeisteria retusa
Word Origin
C19: from Spanish, probably from Guarani pichey small armadillo + Spanish ciego blind
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for pichiciago

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for pichiciego

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for pichiciego