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jag·uar

 (jăg′wär′, jăg′yo͞o-är′)
n.
A large feline mammal (Panthera onca) of Mexico, Central America, and South America, closely related to the leopard and having a tawny coat spotted with black rosettes.

[Spanish and Portuguese, from Guaraní jaguá, yaguar, dog.]

jaguar

(ˈdʒæɡjʊə)
n
(Animals) a large feline mammal, Panthera onca, of S North America, Central America, and N South America, similar to the leopard but with a shorter tail and larger spots on its coat
[C17: from Portuguese, from Tupi jaguara, Guarani yaguara]

jag•uar

(ˈdʒæg wɑr, -yuˌɑr; esp. Brit. ˈdʒæg yu ər)

n.
a large, powerful cat, Panthera onca, of tropical America, having a tawny coat with black rosettes.
[1595–1605; < Portuguese < Tupi jaguara]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jaguar - a large spotted feline of tropical America similar to the leopardjaguar - a large spotted feline of tropical America similar to the leopard; in some classifications considered a member of the genus Felis
big cat, cat - any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild
genus Panthera, Panthera - lions; leopards; snow leopards; jaguars; tigers; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers
Translations
يَغْوَر، نمْر أمريكي
jaguár
jaguar
jaaguar
jaguaari
Jaguar
jaguár
jagúar
jaguaras
jaguārs
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jaguar

[ˈdʒægjʊəʳ] Njaguar m, tigre m (LAm)

jaguar

[ˈdʒægjuər] n (= animal) → jaguar m

jaguar

nJaguar m

jaguar

[ˈdʒægjuəʳ] ngiaguaro

jaguar

(ˈdʒӕgjuə) , ((American) ˈdʒagwa:r) noun
a South American beast of prey of the cat family, resembling the leopard.
References in classic literature ?
There were really no tigers in Honduras, the jaguar being called a tiger by the natives, while the cougar is called a lion.
This tameness may probably be accounted for, by the Jaguar having been banished for some years, and by the Gaucho not thinking it worth his while to hunt them.
But the one thing he was not afraid of was wild animals of the most ferocious sorts, such as lions, tigers, leopards, and jaguars.
Prof Dr Ralf Speth, CEO of Jaguar Land Rover, accepted the CompanyBest-Award in the festival theatre with great pleasure.
The three cars that claimed the top three places at the 1957 race were reunited today for the first time at Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works in Ryton-on-Dunsmore to mark 60 years since that famous victory.
Jaguars are known to consume over 85 species, with terrestrial diurnal animals having a body mass >1 kg being the main prey items, though other mammals, birds and reptiles are also components of the jaguar diet (Da Silveira et al, 2010; Foster et al, 2010).
Customers can now book it online or through any of the 23 authorised Jaguar retailers located near them, Jaguar Land Rover India said in a statement.
Donnie Fenn is one of the lucky few who has seen a jaguar.
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