Definitions for javelinaˌhɑ vəˈli nə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ja•ve•li•naˌhɑ vəˈli nə(n.)(pl.)-nas.

  1. Category: Zoology, Mammals

    Ref: See under peccary

Origin of javelina:

1815–25, Amer. < AmerSp jabalina, Sp: fem of jabalín wild boar, dial. var. of jabalí < Ar (khinzīr) jabalī mountain (boar)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. collared peccary, javelina, Tayassu angulatus, Tayassu tajacu, Peccari angulatus(noun)

    dark grey peccary with an indistinct white collar; of semi desert areas of Mexico and southwestern United States


  1. javelina(Noun)

    The peccary, especially the collared peccary

  2. Origin: jabalín, from jabalí, from جبلي, from جبل.


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