<paleontology> An extinct South American quaternary mammal, allied to the armadillos. It was as large as an ox, was covered with tessellated scales, and had fluted teeth.

Origin: Gr. Carved, engraved +, tooth. See Glyph.

(01 Mar 1998)

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