Definition of Pichiciago

1. Noun. Very small Argentine armadillo with pale silky hair and pink plates on head and neck.




Definition of Pichiciago

1. n. A small, burrowing, South American edentate (Chlamyphorus truncatus), allied to the armadillos. The shell is attached only along the back.

Medical Definition of Pichiciago

1. A small, burrowing, South American edentate (Chlamyphorus truncatus), allied to the armadillos. The shell is attached only along the back. Alternative forms: pichyciego. Origin: Native name. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pichiciago

piccoloist
piccoloists
piccolos
piccy
pice
picea
piceatannol
piceatannols
picenadol
picene
picenes
piceous
pichey
pichi
pichia
pichiciago (current term)
pichiciego
pichinde virus
picholine
picholines
pichurim
pichurim bean
pichurims
pichvai
pichvais
pici
picibanil
piciform
piciform bird
piciformes

Literary usage of Pichiciago

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1. Homes Without Hands: Being a Description of the Habitations of Animals by John George Wood (1866)
"... the POUCHED RAT, the CAMAS RAT, the MOLE RAT, and the SAND MOLE—The WHITE BEAR—Its curious Dwelling—Snow as a Shelter—The pichiciago—Its Form, Armour, ..."

2. Strange Dwellings: Being a Description of the Habitations of Animals by John George Wood (1872)
"FROM a work of this character, so remarkable an animal as the pichiciago ought not to be omitted. ..."

3. Trespassers: Showing how the Inhabitants of Earth, Air, and Water are by John George Wood (1875)
"As to the first point, there is a curious and very striking analogy between the armour of the pichiciago and the shell of the ..."

4. A History of Land Mammals in the Western Hemisphere by William Berryman Scott (1913)
"In the little pichiciago (Chlamy- ... of Patagonia is smaller than a rabbit and, least of all, the pichiciago is but five inches long. ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1833)
"An examination of the pichiciago skeleton proves it to be an exceedingly aberrant member of the Armadillo family having structural affinities with other and ..."

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