Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A legendary red-furred ground-dwelling sloth-like creature said to live in the Amazon rainforests of Brazil and Bolivia.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • But the mere mention of the mapinguary, the giant slothlike monster of the Amazon, is enough to send shivers down the spines of almost all who dwell in the world’s largest rain forest.

    Archive 2007-07-08

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.