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A piglike hoofed mammal (Pecari tajacu) of the southwest United States to northern Argentina, having a gray and black coat with a whitish band across the shoulders. Also called javelina.
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pec•ca•ry(ˈpɛk ə ri)
n., pl. -ries, (esp. collectively) -ry.
either of two piglike mammals constituting the New World family Tayassuidae, esp. Tayassu tajacu, ( collared peccary or javelina), having a dark gray coat with a white collar.
[1605–15; < Carib]
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|Noun||1.||collared peccary - dark grey peccary with an indistinct white collar; of semi desert areas of Mexico and southwestern United States|
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