armadillo: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (är"mu-dil'-ō), [key]
— pl. -los.
- any of several burrowing, chiefly nocturnal mammals constituting the family Dasypodidae, ranging from the southern U.S. through South America, having strong claws and a jointed protective covering of bony plates: used in certain areas for food.
- armadillo (Thesaurus)