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armor

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1 means or method of defending
  • the skunk's primary armor is the foul-smelling fluid that it can eject

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2 something that encloses another thing especially to protect it
  • the crab's armor makes it difficult prey for some smaller predators

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armor

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The first known use of armor was in the 14th century

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“Armor.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/armor. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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