Armadillidiidae

noun
pill bugs
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Isopoda, ↑order Isopoda
Member Meronyms: ↑Armadillidium, ↑genus Armadillidium

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\\ˌärməˌdiləˈdīəˌdē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Armadillidium, type genus (from Armadillo (II) + -idium) + -idae; from the habit of rolling the body up into a ball when touched
: a cosmopolitan family (type genus Armadillidium) of terrestrial isopods having arched bodies that can be rolled into a ball and including all the pill bugs

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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