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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
jaguar
jaguár
jaguar

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 ?
But the one thing he was not afraid of was wild animals of the most ferocious sorts, such as lions, tigers, leopards, and jaguars.
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.
Ralf Speth, President and CEO of Jaguar Land Rover, has a distinctive automotive engineering background, and it is well demonstrated by the inspiring quality and handling characteristics of the Jaguars and Land Rovers that are being developed under his direction.
Some jaguars will take livestock regularly if given the chance.
Quite simply, Jaguars have never been the equals of Aston Martin or similarly upper crust sporting automobiles.
Studies of the current distribution of jaguars in the Mexican State of Sonora have identified three populations.
Continued clearing of habitat, destruction of riparian areas, and fragmentation or blocking of corridors could prevent jaguars from recolonizing previously inhabited areas.
Acting as if they had not a worry in the world, the two jaguars stretched, rolled over, licked themselves, and sharpened their claws.
Funds raised at the follies will help the center expand its captive breeding program for the jaguars.
The proportions and stance of classic Jaguars from the 1950s and 1960s have been maintained in the characteristic Jaguar design.
On Tuesday, the actual birthday of Sir William Lyons, the cavalcade made its way to Halewood - the home of Jaguar's X-type - taking the Jaguars through the streets of Liverpool before a gathering on the pier head overlooking the Mersey and the Liver Building.