Definition of Priodontes

1. Noun. Solely the giant armadillo.

Exact synonyms: Genus Priodontes
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Dasypodidae, Family Dasypodidae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Priodontes

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Princetonian
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Principality of Albania
Principality of Andorra
Principality of Liechtenstein
Principality of Monaco
Principe
Principen
Pringle
Prinia
Prinivil
Print Screen
Print Screens
Priodontes
Priodontes giganteus
Prionace
Prionace glauca
Prionotus
Prionotus carolinus
Prisca
Priscilla
Priscillianist
Priscillianists
Priscoan
Priscoan aeon
Priscoan eon
Prishtina
Prissy

Literary usage of Priodontes

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1. Studies in the Evolution of Animals by Emanuel Bonavia (1895)
"63 (c), and those of the Peba Armadillo {priodontes Peba) are like those of (d) of the same figure, both which assimilate with the markings of the rosetted ..."

2. A Year in Brazil: With Notes on the Abolition of Slavery, the Finances of by Hastings Charles Dent (1886)
"By their dental system they are divided into three genera: priodontes, Dasypus, ... priodontes has one species only, and it is the largest animal now ..."

3. A Year in Brazil: With Notes on the Abolition of Slavery, the Finances of by Hastings Charles Dent (1886)
"By their dental system they are divided into three genera : priodontes, Dasypus, ... priodontes has one species only, and it is the largest animal now ..."

4. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1889)
"The relation of cause and effect is as obvious here as in the case of the priodontes. Finally, the mechanical effect of the torsion strain on the convexity ..."

5. A History of Land Mammals in the Western Hemisphere by William Berryman Scott (1913)
"In the hind foot there is no great variety of character; it is five-toed and usually has claws, but may have broad, flat nails (eg priodontes), ..."

6. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1859)
"Tho priodontes; or last subdivision of the armadillos, in addition to the unequal ... The last subdivision of armadillos, the priodontes, has, likewise, ..."

7. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1859)
"They have 9 or 10 teeth, throughout ; and their tails are undefended by armor, as in the other species. 5. The priodontes; or last subdivision of ..."

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