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The reddish-brown color phase of the jaguarundi.

[American Spanish eirá, a kind of fox, from Guaraní eirara.]
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(ˈɛərə; ˈaɪərə)
(Animals) a reddish-brown variety of the jaguarondi
[C19: from American Spanish, from Tupi eirara]
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Noun1.eyra - long-bodied long-tailed tropical American wildcateyra - long-bodied long-tailed tropical American wildcat
Felis, genus Felis - type genus of the Felidae: true cats and most wildcats
wildcat - any small or medium-sized cat resembling the domestic cat and living in the wild
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Briefing the committee about government's targets in agriculture sector during next five eyras, Secretary Planning Zafar Hassan said due to role of middle men and "mandis" specially in rural areas, the farmers do not get their due price of their produce due to which they get discouraged and produce less crops.
of people) in, on (occasionally interchangeable; otherwise usually antigrams) * There are also eight other mammals: aruis (sheep), euros/roos/uroos (kangaroos), eyras (wildcats), ursa/ursae (bear/s), urus (aurochs); two + six plants: anu/anyu, naio / aras, arusa, osier, roosa, seraya, souari; two + three birds: ani, nye / ioras, soor, sora; five moneys: aureus, euros, [dagger] oras, reis, [dagger] rosa; eight related to vision(s): iris, seer/seir/ser, eyers, eyesore, rays, resee; and five related to anger or bitterness: [dagger] ires/rise, rouse, sore, sour.