pichiciago

noun
pich·​i·​ci·​a·​go | \ ˌpichēsēˈ|ä(ˌ)gō, |ā(- \
variants: or less commonly pichichago \ -​chēˈch| \
plural -s

Definition of pichiciago

: a small burrowing South American armadillo (Chlamyphorus truncatus) armored with many bands of plates that are laterally replaced by thick hair also : a larger but very similar form that constitutes a separate genus (Burmeisteria)

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History and Etymology for pichiciago

perhaps from Allentiac

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“Pichiciago.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pichiciago. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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