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n. pl. mar·gays
A spotted Central and South American wildcat (Leopardus wiedii) resembling a small, long-tailed ocelot.
[French, from Portuguese maracajá, from Tupí.]
(Animals) a feline mammal, Felis wiedi, of Central and South America, having a dark-striped coat
[C18: from French, from Tupi mbaracaiá]
a small spotted cat, Felis wiedii, of the southwestern U.S. and tropical America.
[1775–85; < French < Tupi marakaya]