Definition of Texas armadillo

1. Noun. Having nine hinged bands of bony plates; ranges from Texas to Paraguay.

Exact synonyms: Dasypus Novemcinctus, Nine-banded Armadillo, Peba
Generic synonyms: Armadillo
Group relationships: Dasypus, Genus Dasypus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Texas Armadillo

Texas 42
Texas Independence Day
Texas Ranger
Texas armadillo (current term)
Texas blind snake
Texas bluebonnet
Texas cattle fever
Texas chachalaca
Texas fever
Texas heart shot
Texas hold 'em
Texas horned lizard
Texas leaguer
Texas leaguers
Texas longhorn
Texas mickey
Texas millet
Texas purple spike

Literary usage of Texas armadillo

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1. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1917)
"In the Texas armadillo it goes without saying that twinning is hereditary; it is the only mode of reproduction in this species. What is really inherited in ..."

2. The Outline of Science: A Plain Story Simply Told by John Arthur Thomson (1922)
"But in the Texas armadillo, the quadruplets which the female always produces are formed by budding from a single embryo. Here, therefore, identical twins ..."

3. Island Song Lyrics Volume 5by Larry W. Jones by Larry W. Jones (2004)
"Well, I learned how to cry like a weeping willow When I returned from paradise to sleeping on my pillow Back in Amarillo, land of the Texas armadillo The ..."

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