Chlamyphore
Chlamyphore Chlam"y*phore, n. [Gr. ? cloak + fe`rein to bear.] (Zo["o]l.) A small South American edentate ({Chlamyphorus truncatus}, and {Chlamyphorus retusus}) allied to the armadillo. It is covered with a leathery shell or coat of mail, like a cloak, attached along the spine. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • chlamyphore — chlam·y·phore …   English syllables

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  • Chlamyphorus retusus — Chlamyphore Chlam y*phore, n. [Gr. ? cloak + fe rein to bear.] (Zo[ o]l.) A small South American edentate ({Chlamyphorus truncatus}, and {Chlamyphorus retusus}) allied to the armadillo. It is covered with a leathery shell or coat of mail, like a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chlamyphorus truncatus — Chlamyphore Chlam y*phore, n. [Gr. ? cloak + fe rein to bear.] (Zo[ o]l.) A small South American edentate ({Chlamyphorus truncatus}, and {Chlamyphorus retusus}) allied to the armadillo. It is covered with a leathery shell or coat of mail, like a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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