Meaning of seven-banded in English:



  • Marked with seven strips or bands of contrasting colour, texture, or composition; especially in "seven-banded armadillo", an armadillo with body armour that typically shows seven distinct bands across the middle, specifically Dasypus septemcinctus, a long-nosed armadillo of dry grassland habitats in central and eastern South America.


Late 18th century; earliest use found in Robert Kerr (1757–1813), scientific writer and translator.