from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative form of mapinguary.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A supposed human-sized slothlike creature reported sighted by Indians in the Amazon rain forest.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. supposed human-sized sloth-like creature reportedly sighted by Indians in the Amazon rain forest
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Interestingly, on the site there is a section on ‘mythic beast sighting’1 which depicts a mapinguari, as cited on oceanic-air.com in a leaked script throw-out.
* still hoping that one day, just one day, we'll find out whether the fabled mapinguari of the Amazon is really a surviving giant sloth*
"adventure" by David A. Rozansky "Publisher, Flying Pen Press" Customer tags: feral world, adventure, action adventure, mapinguari, post-apocalypse, war, fiction science fiction
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.