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tatouay

[tat-oo-ey, tah-too-ahy] /ˈtæt uˌeɪ, ˌtɑ tuˈaɪ/
noun
1.
a naked-tailed armadillo, Cabassous unicintus, of tropical South America.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; < Spanish tatuay < Portuguese < Guarani tatu-ai, equivalent to tatu armadillo + ai worthless, lazy
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tatouay

/ˈtætʊˌeɪ; ˌtɑːtʊˈaɪ/
noun
1.
a large armadillo, Cabassous tatouay, of South America
Word Origin
C16: from Spanish tatuay, from Guarani tatu ai, from tatu armadillo + ai worthless (because inedible)
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