What does Jaguar mean?

Definitions for Jaguar
ˈdʒæg wɑr, -yuˌɑr; esp. Brit. ˈdʒæg yu ərJaguar

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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.

    Etymology: [Braz. yagora: cf. & Pg. jaguar.]

Wiktionary

  1. jaguar(Noun)

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

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [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.]

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How to pronounce Jaguar?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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How to say Jaguar in sign language?

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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

Examples of Jaguar in a Sentence

  1. Dominik Schiener:

    The smart wallet technology ... can be easily adapted into all new vehicles, iOTA wants to enable interoperability with all these different players. So there is no Jaguar coin, no BMW coin, but one universal token for this machine economy.

  2. 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.

  3. Ferrari Chairman Sergio Marchionne:

    What Jaguar has done with the Lightweight [E-Type] cars is clever, but reinventing the 250 is a tough gig, and living off the spoils of the past is a bad habit to get into.

  4. 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.

  5. Magnus Egerstedt:

    I could not understand how these slow, tasty animals that are just sitting there waiting to be eaten by a jaguar could survive, so I started reading about sloths and I got really excited about embracing slowness in robotics. And when you're measuring things that are evolving over weeks and months, you don't have to be fast -- it's OK to be slow, as long as you're out there and getting the job done.

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