Definitions for jaguarˈdʒæg wɑr, -yuˌɑr; esp. Brit. ˈdʒæg yu ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jaguar, panther, Panthera onca, Felis onca(noun)

    a large spotted feline of tropical America similar to the leopard; in some classifications considered a member of the genus Felis

GCIDE

  1. Jaguar(n.)

    A large and powerful feline animal (Panthera onca, formerly Felis onca), ranging from Texas and Mexico to Patagonia. It is usually brownish yellow, with large, dark, somewhat angular rings, each generally inclosing one or two dark spots. It is chiefly arboreal in its habits. It is also called the panther and the American tiger.

  2. Origin: [Braz. yagora: cf. & Pg. jaguar.]

Wiktionary

  1. jaguar(Noun)

    A carnivorous spotted large cat native to South and Central America. Scientific name: Panthera onca.

  2. Origin: Either from jaguarete or from via .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jaguar(noun)

    a large and powerful feline animal (Felis onca), ranging from Texas and Mexico to Patagonia. It is usually brownish yellow, with large, dark, somewhat angular rings, each generally inclosing one or two dark spots. It is chiefly arboreal in its habits. Called also the American tiger

  2. Origin: [Braz. yagora: cf. & Pg. jaguar.]

Freebase

  1. Jaguar

    Jaguar Cars, since December 2012 officially incorporated as Jaguar Land Rover Ltd, is a British multinational car manufacturer headquartered in Whitley, Coventry, England, owned by Jaguar Land Rover Automotive PLC, a subsidiary of Indian automaker, the Tata Motors company. Jaguar was founded as the Swallow Sidecar Company by Sir William Lyons in 1922, originally making motorcycle sidecars before developing passenger cars. The name was changed to Jaguar after World War II to avoid the unfavourable connotations of the SS initials. Sale to The British Motor Corporation followed in 1966, the resulting enlarged company now being renamed as British Motor Holdings, which in 1968 merged with Leyland Motor Corporation and became British Leyland, itself to be nationalised in 1975. Following further restructuring Jaguar regained its independence and was listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1984, becoming a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index until it was acquired by Ford in 1990. Jaguar has, in recent years, manufactured cars for the British Prime Minister, the most recent delivery being an XJ in May 2010. The company also holds royal warrants from Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jaguar

    jag′ū-är, or jag-wär′, n. a powerful beast of prey, allied to the leopard, found in South America. [Brazilian, jaguara.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jaguar in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jaguar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Paris Hilton:

    Every women needs at least 4 animals. A mink in her closet, a jaguar in her garage, a tiger in her bed, and a jackass that pays for everything.

  2. Marit Alanen:

    One camera did photograph the jaguar, ocelots, mountain lions and bobcats at separate times, southern Arizona is one of the few places in the U.S. to see four wild cats living in the same area.

  3. Photographer Helge Skodvin:

    With these animals in real life, (they are) really frightening and dangerous, sometimes when the taxidermists make their piece, they make the lion into a frightening pose. ... They still want to make the leopard or the jaguar look really dangerous.

  4. Nick Rogers:

    Electric vehicles will absolutely play a role in Jaguar Land Rover's future product portfolio and Formula E will give us a unique opportunity to further our development of electrification technologies, in the next decade we will see more changes in the automotive world than in the last 30.

  5. Randy Serraglio:

    The Rosemont Mine would destroy El Jefe’s home and severely hamstring recovery of jaguars in the United States, at ground zero for the mine is the intersection of three major wildlife corridors that are essential for jaguars moving back into the U.S. to reclaim lost territory. The Santa Rita Mountains are critically important to jaguar recovery in this country, and they must be protected.

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