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jaguarundi

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noun jag·ua·run·di \ˌzha-gwə-ˈrən-dē, ˌja-\

Definition of jaguarundi

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



Variants of jaguarundi

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jaguarondi

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Origin and Etymology of jaguarundi

American Spanish, from Old Guarani yaguarundi; akin to Tupi jawarund i̵ jaguarundi


First Known Use: circa 1885


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