tayra

noun tay·ra \ˈtīrə\
variants: less commonly

taira

\ˈtīrə\

Definition of tayra

plural

-s

  1. :  a long-tailed mustelid mammal (Galera barbara) of South and Central America that resembles the North American fisher in size but has short fur and is black with a grayish head

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Origin and Etymology of tayra

Portuguese taira & Spanish taira, tayra, from Tupi


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