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División en sílabas: ar·ma·dil·lo
Pronunciación: /ˌärməˈdilō

Definición de armadillo en inglés:

sustantivo (plural armadillos)

A nocturnal omnivorous mammal that has large claws for digging and a body covered in bony plates. Armadillos are native to the south central US and Central and South America.
  • Family Dasypodidae, order Xenarthra (or Edentata): several genera and species, including the nine-banded armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus), which has spread into the southern US
Example sentences
  • Peccaries, tapirs, anteaters, armadillos, sloths, coatis, and others are around but hard to see.
  • The sloths and armadillos are rather odd mammals characteristic of South America.
  • In South America, a group known as the Xenarthrans developed, today represented by the anteaters, sloths and armadillos.


late 16th century: from Spanish, diminutive of armado 'armed man', from Latin armatus, past participle of armare 'to arm'.

Words that rhyme with armadillo

billow, cigarillo, Murillo, Negrillo, peccadillo, pillow, tamarillo, Utrillo, willow

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