plural noun Das·y·pod·i·dae \ˌdasəˈpädəˌdē\

Definition of Dasypodidae

  1. :  a family of mammals (order Edentata) that comprises the armadillos

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Origin and Etymology of dasypodidae

New Latin, from Dasypod-, Dasypus, type genus + -idae

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to cast off or become cast off

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