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

  • n. See collared peccary.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The peccary, especially the collared peccary

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

  • n. dark grey peccary with an indistinct white collar; of semi desert areas of Mexico and southwestern United States


Alteration of Spanish jabalina, feminine of jabalí, jabalín, wild boar, from Arabic (ḫinzīr) jabalī, mountain (swine), from jabal, mountain; see gbl in Semitic roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Spanish jabalín ("wild boar"), from jabalí, from Arabic جبلي (jabalī, "of the mountains"), from جبل (jábal, "mountain"). (Wiktionary)



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