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- Obsolete form of .
- (obsolete) A catfish of the genus Silurus.
- 1774, Thomas Falkner, A Description of Patagonia, And The Adjoining Parts of South America:
- The erizo, or water hedge-hog, is very like the armado, but not quite so large.
- 1820, Samuel Hull Wilcocke, History & Description of the Republic of Buenos Ayres, page 481:
- The armado is a thick strong fish with a short body. It is about a foot in length, and generally weighs from four to six pounds. A small part of the belly is cartilaginous, except which the fish is covered with hard thick bone.
- Hyphenation: ar‧ma‧do
- equipped with, or involving the use of, weapons
- (of a weapon, trap or other dangerous device) prepared for use
- erect (standing straight)
- Dizem que os porcos-espinhos conseguem deixar seus espinhos armados. ― They say that porcupines can make their quills erect.
- Tenho tantos redemoinhos que meu cabelo está sempre armado. ― I have so many cowlicks that my hair is always sticking up.
- (of an event, game, etc.) staged, rigged (previously planned, thus not genuine)
- Acredito que essa briga foi armada. ― I believe that fight was staged.
- Synonym: combinado
- “armado”, in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014