variants or less commonly pichichago
plural -s
: 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)

Word History


perhaps from Allentiac

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“Pichiciago.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pichiciago. Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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