Tatusiid Ta*tu"si*id, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any armadillo of the family {Tatusiid[ae]}, of which the peba and mule armadillo are examples. Also used adjectively. [1913 Webster]

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  • tatusiid — tatusiid, a. and n. Zool. (təˈtuːsɪɪd) [ad. mod.L. Tatusiidæ, pl., f. Tatusia, f. Tupi tatu: see tatou and id3.] a. adj. Belonging to the family Tatusiidæ of armadillos, typified by the genus Tatusia …   Useful english dictionary

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