[ peb-uh ]
/ ˈpɛb ə /
Origin of peba
1825–35; short for Tupi tatu-peba, equivalent to tatu armadillo + peba low
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Examples from the Web for peba
The peba armadillo, T. septemcincta, is a well-known species, having an extensive range from Texas to Paraguay.
An example of this form is furnished by another Edentate, Tatusia peba, the nine-banded armadillo (Fig. 358).The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity|George. S. Huntington