Definition of margay
: a small American spotted cat (Felis wiedii) resembling the ocelot and ranging from northern Mexico to Argentina
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Curiously, one common observation was that margays mimic the calls of prey species to lure them out.
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Origin and Etymology of margay
French, ultimately from Tupi marakajá
First Known Use: 1775See Words from the same year
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