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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.
The XKSS project follows on from the Coventry car maker's Lightweight E-type project, which saw a number of authentic E-type Jaguars recreated from scratch.
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).
Because this is where the infinitesimal population of US jaguars almost certainly comes from--and if they stop breeding in this corner of the Sierra Madre the species will likely lose its precarious Southwest foothold forever.
The opportunity to drive new Jaguars on track might be the headline feature of the latest move but Jaguar is also investing heavily in its factory tour programme.
At least five individual jaguars have been observed in southern Arizona and New Mexico over the past 20 years.
Both Jaguars and Land Rovers have featured extensively in the James Bond film franchise over the years, along with the more familiar Aston Martins.
In a statement, Panthera said that this agreement can strengthen the effectiveness of Guyana's Protected Areas System for wildlife, and outline the "most effective initiatives to conserve the nation's jaguars.
It can be found from Argentina to northern Mexico and it features abundant prey, water, and plenty of places for jaguars to hide.
But the design language of C-XF is about more than just performance and power - it also succeeds in blending many of Jaguar's unique heritage styling cues with bold, contemporary features, signalling how Jaguars will evolve as new generations of sports saloons go into production.