Dasypus

noun
Das·​y·​pus | \ ˈdasəpəs \

Definition of Dasypus

: a genus (the type of the family Dasypodidae) of armadillos that includes the peba and other common armadillos

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History and Etymology for Dasypus

New Latin, from dasy- + -pus

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“Dasypus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dasypus. Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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