Definition of Texas armadillo
1. Noun. Having nine hinged bands of bony plates; ranges from Texas to Paraguay.
Generic synonyms: Armadillo
Group relationships: Dasypus, Genus Dasypus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Texas Armadillo
Literary usage of Texas armadillo
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."