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jaguar


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jaguar  \Ja*guar"\,  n.  [Braz.  yago['a]ra:  cf  &  Pg  jaguar.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  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}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jaguar 
  n  :  a  large  spotted  feline  of  tropical  America  similar  to  the 
  leopard;  in  some  classifications  considered  a  member  of 
  the  genus  Felis  [syn:  {panther},  {Panthera  onca},  {Felis 
  onca}] 




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