armadillo armadillo  /ˌɑr mə ˈdɪ loʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) burrowing chiefly nocturnal mammal with body covered with strong horny plates

Usage(s):

  1. As its name suggests, the nine-banded armadillo is encased in nine bands of armorlike plate.
  2. They gingerly tried armadillo meat, scooping the flesh from the bowl-like shells.

News

  1. Investigative Reporter Jeremy Scahill On Putting Himself Front and Center in 'Dirty Wars' and Dealing With Being ...

    Post 9/11, war docs have become a mainstay on the indie film circuit. Angry, passionate, revelatory and provocative, these films -- like "Restrepo," "Fahrenheit 9/11" and "Armadillo" -- have changed how we view the war on terror. Richard Rowley's shocking "Dirty Wars" is the latest to do so. An extension of investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill reporting on the Joint Special Operations Command's ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: indieWIRE

  2. More armadillos scooped up as road kill, found digging around homes

    Wildlife experts say weather, environment attracting armadillos to the area SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - You've probably seen them on the side of the road when you drive to work. Now they're forcing some drivers to take a second look. Armadillos are making their way into the streets and yards in several cities in the Ozarks.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KSPR Springfield

  3. VIDEO - a look at Northville High's recent graduation ceremony

    The cell was pretty crowded even before Andy the Armadillo - the Texas Roadhouse mascot - squeezed... - 4:35 pm
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Northville Record

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Quotes

  1. Dawn French said: "We've played the Armadillo before and we've done the Playhouse in Edinburgh before. And I think by the end of the tour the Glasgow audience had been absolutely the warmest, so you cannot go by any of the old adages."
    on Mar 6, 2008 By: Dawn French Source: Peterborough Today

  2. "A lot of serious campaign decisions were made at Scholz's," Mrs. Clinton said. "And we occasionally got to blow off some steam and go to the Armadillo. I remember seeing Jerry Lee Lewis there, which was one of the highlights of my time in...
    on Dec 15, 2007 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Dallas Morning News

  3. "The incredible legacy of Armadillo is their ability to fly over and over again in a low-cost fashion. They actually build the vehicle, fly it, see what happens, and make the repairs. They can iterate multiple times in a couple of days,"...
    on Oct 27, 2008 By: Peter Diamandis Source: Space.com

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