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

Word History


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

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“Tatouay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tatouay. Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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