Definition of Chlamyphore

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




Definition of Chlamyphore

1. n. A small South American edentate (Chlamyphorus truncatus, and C. retusus) allied to the armadillo. It is covered with a leathery shell or coat of mail, like a cloak, attached along the spine.

Definition of Chlamyphore

1. Noun. (zoology) A small South American edentate (''Chlamyphorus truncatus'' and ''C. retusus'') allied to the armadillo, covered with a leathery shell. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chlamyphore

chlamydiaceae
chlamydiaceae infections
chlamydiae
chlamydial
chlamydial arthritis
chlamydiales
chlamydias
chlamydiosis
chlamydomonas reinhardtii
chlamydoselachid
chlamydoselachids
chlamydospore
chlamydospores
chlamyphore (current term)
chlamyphores
chlamyses
chleuasmos
chloasma
chloasma bronzinum
chloasmas
chloasmata
chlodronate
chlophedianol hydrochloride
chlor-
chloracetic acid
chloracne
chloracnegen

Literary usage of Chlamyphore

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1866)
"... which is produced into an acromion, long in all the species and unusually so in the chlamyphore, ib. n ; in most it sends down a process from its base. ..."

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