Definition of Javelina

1. Noun. Dark grey peccary with an indistinct white collar; of semi desert areas of Mexico and southwestern United States.




Definition of Javelina

1. Noun. The peccary, especially the collared peccary ¹

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Definition of Javelina

1. a peccary [n -S] - See also: peccary

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Javelina

javac
javacs
javaite
javaites
javanais
javanite
javanites
javap
javaps
javas
javazon
javazons
javel
javelin throw
javelina (current term)
javelinas
javelined
javelineer
javelineers
javelinier
javeliniers
javelining
javelins
javels
jaw
jaw-dropping
jaw-droppingly
jaw-jaw
jaw-jawed

Literary usage of Javelina

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1. Some Big Game Hunts by Albert Hawes Cordier (1911)
"HUNTING THE javelina ALONG THE RIO GRANDE IN TEXAS. ACCEPTING an invitation from my friend, George D. Ford, of Kansas City, Missouri, to accompany him to ..."

2. The Santa Rita Experimental Range: History and Annotated Bibliography (1903 by Alvin L. Medina (1997)
"javelina in Arizona. Wildlife Bulletin No. 2. Phoenix, AZ: Arizona Game and Fish ... javelina ran in herds of 8 to 9, with winter herds being larger. ..."

3. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1847)
"304 JAVELIN — Sp.javelina, a boar-spear, p. 112 . JAW — Fr.joue, p. 69 ..... KERCHIEF — ker or cur-chef, covering for the p. 73 head, p. ..."

4. The Burgess Animal Book for Children by Thornton Waldo Burgess (1920)
"... Texas Peccary and javelina. " He is a true Pig and in shape resembles that lazy, fat fellow in Farmer Brown's barnyard when he was little. ..."

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