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
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.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 15 December 2019.

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