browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
jacare


jacare


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jacare  \Jac"a*re`\,  n.  [Pg.  jacar['e];  of  Brazilian  origin.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  cayman.  See  {Yacare}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Yacare  \Yac"a*re`\  (y[a^]k"[.a]*r[=a]`),  n.  [See  Jacare.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  South  American  crocodilian  ({Jacare  sclerops})  resembling 
  the  alligator  in  size  and  habits.  The  eye  orbits  are 
  connected  together,  and  surrounded  by  prominent  bony  ridges. 
  Called  also  {spectacled  alligator},  and  {spectacled  cayman}. 
  [Written  also  {jacare}.] 
 
  Note:  The  name  is  also  applied  to  allied  species.