mara

noun (1)
ma·​ra | \ məˈrä \
plural -s

Definition of mara

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a long-legged long-eared rodent (Dolichotis magellanica) closely related to the cavies and widely distributed in southern South America

Mara

noun (2)
Ma·​ra | \ ˈmarə \
plural -s

Definition of Mara (Entry 2 of 2)

: maracaibo

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History and Etymology for mara

Noun (1)

American Spanish mará, perhaps from Araucanian

Noun (2)

by shortening

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“Mara.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mara. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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