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chlamyphore


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chlamyphore  \Chlam"y*phore\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  cloak  +  ?  to  bear.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chlamyphore 
  n  :  very  small  Argentine  armadillo  with  pale  silky  hair  and  pink 
  plates  on  head  and  neck  [syn:  {pichiciago},  {pichiciego}, 
  {fairy  armadillo},  {Chlamyphorus  truncatus}] 




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