Definition of Peludo

1. Noun. Argentine armadillo with six movable bands and hairy underparts.

Exact synonyms: Euphractus Sexcinctus, Poyou
Generic synonyms: Armadillo
Group relationships: Euphractus, Genus Euphractus



Definition of Peludo

1. n. The South American hairy armadillo (Dasypus villosus).

Medical Definition of Peludo

1. The South American hairy armadillo (Dasypus villosus). Origin: Sp. Peludo hairy. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peludo

pelter
peltered
peltering
pelters
peltidia
peltidium
peltiform
peltinerved
pelting
peltingly
peltings
peltless
peltries
peltry
pelts
peludo (current term)
pelurious
pelves
pelvi-
pelvic
pelvic abscess
pelvic arch
pelvic axis
pelvic canal
pelvic cavity
pelvic cellulitis
pelvic diaphragm
pelvic direction
pelvic exenteration

Literary usage of Peludo

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1. Argentine Plains and Andine Glaciers: Life on an Estancia, and an Expedition by Walter Larden (1911)
"At Santa Isabel I saw only one sort, the peludo (" hairy "); I saw these alive several times, and their holes were all over the camp : in fact, ..."

2. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1890)
"Reasoning as I had done the previous night, he leveled his gun and pulled the trigger just as the peludo emerged from the shadow into the full light of the ..."

3. The Spanish American Reader by Ernesto Nelson (1916)
"Del hombre que sale poco de su casa, dice: «como peludo en la cueva»;27 al ... peludo means here armadillo, alluding to this animal's habit of hiding in its ..."

4. The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin (1909)
"The four species have nearly similar habits; the peludo, however, is nocturnal, while the others wander by day over the open plains, feeding on beetles, ..."

5. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"The four species have nearly similar habits; the peludo, however, is nocturnal, while the others wander by day over the open plains, feeding on beetles, ..."

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