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ey·ra

 (âr′ə)
n.
The reddish-brown color phase of the jaguarundi.

[American Spanish eirá, a kind of fox, from Guaraní eirara.]

eyra

(ˈɛərə; ˈaɪərə)
n
(Animals) a reddish-brown variety of the jaguarondi
[C19: from American Spanish, from Tupi eirara]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eyra - long-bodied long-tailed tropical American wildcateyra - long-bodied long-tailed tropical American wildcat
Felis, genus Felis - type genus of the Felidae: true cats and most wildcats
wildcat - any small or medium-sized cat resembling the domestic cat and living in the wild
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There are also eight other mammals: aruis (sheep), euros/roos/uroos (kangaroos), eyras (wildcats), ursa/ursae (bear/s), urus (aurochs); two + six plants: anu/anyu, naio / aras, arusa, osier, roosa, seraya, souari; two + three birds: ani, nye / ioras, soor, sora; five moneys: aureus, euros, [dagger] oras, reis, [dagger] rosa; eight related to vision(s): iris, seer/seir/ser, eyers, eyesore, rays, resee; and five related to anger or bitterness: [dagger] ires/rise, rouse, sore, sour.
Eyras Ship Construction, Formerly Lecturer in Naval Architecture Department of Maritime Studies, Plymouth Polytechnic, (now University of Plymouth)