jaguarundi


jag·ua·run·di

noun \ˌzha-gwə-ˈrən-dē, ˌja-\

Definition of JAGUARUNDI

:  a slender long-tailed short-legged black, gray, or reddish wildcat (Felis yagouaroundi) chiefly of Central and South America

Variants of JAGUARUNDI

jag·ua·run·di also jag·ua·ron·di \-rän-\

Origin of JAGUARUNDI

American Spanish, from Old Guarani yaguarundi; akin to Tupi jawarund i̵ jaguarundi
First Known Use: circa 1885

Rhymes with JAGUARUNDI

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