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Meaning of TATOUAY

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  naked-tailed armadillo of tropical South America
 

TATOUAY is a 7 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: cabassous, Cabassous unicinctus
 
 See Also: armadillo, genus Cabassous

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tat"ou*ay\, n. [Of Brazilian origin; cf. Pg. tatu, F.
tatou.] (Zo["o]l.)
An armadillo ({Xenurus unicinctus}), native of the tropical
parts of South America. It has about thirteen movable bands
composed of small, nearly square, scales. The head is long;
the tail is round and tapered, and nearly destitute of
scales; the claws of the fore feet are very large. Called
also {tatouary}, and {broad-banded armadillo}.

 

 

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