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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. He knew the game, and could conquer the most refractory lion with a broom-handle--not outside the cage, but inside and locked in.
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.
"We continue to remain focused on delivering sustainable growth and expect to surge in all-around performance and customer desirability in 2019, driven by new models and technologies to provide our Middle Eastern customers with the next generation of Jaguars and Land Rovers," he added.
This engine, and subsequent versions of it, became the beating heart of Jaguars for many years to come.
Nigel Thorley has been involved with Jaguars all his life, having owned 68 at the time of writing.
Officials at the Center for Biological Diversity said one of the last two jaguars known to be living in the United States was shown dead in a photo released Thursday.
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.
Quite simply, Jaguars have never been the equals of Aston Martin or similarly upper crust sporting automobiles.
A strike meeting back in the seventies; Dozens of Jaguars lined up on the quayside at Seaforth Docks ready to be shipped to North America
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.