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armadillo

ar·ma·dil·lo

armadillo

pronunciation:
ar m dI lo
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part of speech: noun
inflections: armadillos
definition: a burrowing nocturnal mammal of the southern United States and South America, whose body is armored by jointed, bony plates.
 
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The word armadillo contains the following part:
arm Latin root that means arms, weapons