Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The reddish-brown color phase of the jaguarundi.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A slender, reddish-yellow wild cat (Felis eyra) ranging from southern Brazil to Texas.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A wild cat (Felis eyra) ranging from southern Brazil to Texas. It is reddish yellow and about the size of the domestic cat, but with a more slender body and shorter legs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of wild cat, Felis eyra, ranging from Texas southward into South America, of a uniform reddish color, with an extremely long, slender body, long tail, and short limbs, especially the fore legs.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. long-bodied long-tailed tropical American wildcat

Etymologies

American Spanish eirá, a kind of fox, from Guarani eirara.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Native South American name. (Wiktionary)

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  • "A kind of wild cat, Felis eyra, ranging from Texas southward into South America, of a uniform reddish color..." - American Heritage Dictionary.

    The term refers to a common name of the reddish-brown color phase of the jaguarundi, and to that color itself.

    March 22, 2011