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An omnivorous mustelid mammal (Eira barbara) of Central and South America, having a broad head, a long slender body, and short dense fur.
[Portuguese or Spanish taira.]
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(Animals) a large arboreal musteline mammal, Eira barbara, of Central and South America, having a dark brown body and paler head
[C19: from Tupi taira]
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