tatouay

noun tat·ou·ay \ˈtatüˌā, ˌtätüˈī\

Definition of tatouay

plural

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  1. :  a large armadillo (Cabassous unicinctus) of tropical South America that has 12 or 13 movable bands or plates around the body

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Origin and Etymology of tatouay

Spanish tatuay, from Guarani tatu aí, literally, worthless armadillo; from the inedibility of the flesh


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