jagua

1 of 2

noun (1)

ja·​gua
ˈhägwə
variants or less commonly jacua
-äkwə
plural -s

jagua

2 of 2

noun (2)

ja·​gua
",
ˈyä-
plural -s
: inaja

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

Spanish jagua, from Taino šawa

Noun (2)

modification of Spanish yagua

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“Jagua.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jagua. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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