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fairy armadillo Syllabification: fair·y ar·ma·dil·lo

Definition of fairy armadillo in English:


A very small burrowing armadillo found in southern South America.
  • Genus Clamyphorus, family Dasypodidae: two species
Example sentences
  • Armadillos vary in size from the tiny fairy armadillo to the giant armadillo.
  • A young / baby of a pink fairy armadillo is called a 'pup'.
  • The smallest of the family of the armadillos, the Pink Fairy Armadillo (Chlamyphorus truncatus), is an endangered species.
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