Definitions for jaguarˈdʒæg wɑr, -yuˌɑr; esp. Brit. ˈdʒæg yu ər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
jag•uarˈdʒæg wɑr, -yuˌɑr; esp. Brit. ˈdʒæg yu ər(n.)
a large, powerful cat, Panthera onca, of tropical America, having a tawny coat with black rosettes.
Origin of jaguar:
1595–1605; < Pg < Tupi jaguara
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
A carnivorous spotted large cat native to South and Central America. Scientific name: Panthera onca.
Origin: Either from jaguarete or from via .
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
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Translations for jaguar
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a South American beast of prey of the cat family, resembling the leopard.
- يَغْوَر، نمْر أمريكيArabic
- jaguarPortuguese (BR)
- der JaguarGerman
- जागुआर, दक्षिणी अमेरिका का एक चीता जैसा पशुHindi
- macan tutulIndonesian
- 재규어, 아메리카 표범Korean
- یوه دوله آمریکای پیشو دهPashto
- 美洲豹Chinese (Trad.)
- جنوبی امریکا میں پایا جانے وال تیندواUrdu
- báo đốm MỹVietnamese
- 美洲虎Chinese (Simp.)
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