Definition of jaguarundi
: a slender long-tailed short-legged black, gray, or reddish wildcat (Felis yagouaroundi) chiefly of Central and South America
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Long, squat, flat-faced jaguarundis have a uniform coat, while small, agile ocelots sport striking coat patterns.
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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 1885See Words from the same year
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