Definition of Jaguarondi

1. Noun. Long-bodied long-tailed tropical American wildcat.

Exact synonyms: Eyra, Felis Yagouaroundi, Jaguarundi, Jaguarundi Cat
Group relationships: Felis, Genus Felis
Generic synonyms: Wildcat



Definition of Jaguarondi

1. n. A South American wild cat (Felis jaguarondi), having a long, slim body and very short legs. Its color is grayish brown, varied with a blackish hue. It is arboreal in its habits and feeds mostly on birds.

Definition of Jaguarondi

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of jaguarundi) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jaguarondi

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Medical Definition of Jaguarondi

1. A South American wild cat (Felis jaguarondi), having a long, slim body and very short legs. Its colour is grayish brown, varied with a blackish hue. It is arboreal in its habits and feeds mostly on birds. Origin: Native name. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jaguarondi

jaghirs
jagir
jagirs
jagless
jagoff
jagoffs
jagoite
jagowerite
jagra
jagras
jags
jagua
jagua palm
jaguar
jaguarlike
jaguarondi (current term)
jaguarondis
jaguars
jaguarundi
jaguarundi cat
jaguarundis
jahiliya
jahiliyyah
jai
jai alai
jaikie
jaikies
jail
jail-bird
jail-birds

Literary usage of Jaguarondi

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1. Adventure Guide Honduras & the Bay Islands by Maria Fiallos (2006)
"Measuring about 30 inches, with a 20 inch tail as well, jaguarondi can ... Preferring lowland forests, the jaguarondi is often seen close to rivers and ..."

2. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1919)
""The largest jaguarondi is this one from the Peruvian Andes, the central one from Venezuela to Argentina is intermediate in size, ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"They attack tame poultry and also young fawns. The names jaguarondi and cyra are applied indifferently to this species and Felts cyra. ..."

4. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"(The jaguarondi.) Body long; and altogether of a blackish brown. From the forests of South America. F. catus, L.; Buff. VI, i, et seq. (The Domestic Cat. ..."

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