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pichiciego

/ (ˌpɪtʃɪsɪˈeɪɡəʊ) /
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noun plural -gos

a very small Argentine armadillo, Chlamyphorus truncatus, with white silky hair and pale pink plates on the head and back
greater pichiciego a similar but larger armadillo, Burmeisteria retusa

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Word Origin for pichiciego

C19: from Spanish, probably from Guarani pichey small armadillo + Spanish ciego blind
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