from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A human being imagined to be transformed into a jaguar: corresponding to the werewolf or werwolf of Europe.
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They also did a version of the Olmec were-jaguar or dragon with feline characteristics and dragon teeth.
Olmec artifacts bearing images of the were-jaguar, distinguished by the combined physical characteristics of humans and felines, have been found scattered throughout Mexico.