Definition of


  1. (noun, animal) a large spotted feline of tropical America similar to the leopard; in some classifications considered a member of the genus Felis

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Synonyms of Jaguar

felis onca, panther, panthera onca

Alternate forms of Jaguar

Hypernyms: big cat, cat

Origin of the word Jaguar

  1. big cat of the Americas (Felis onca), 1604, from Port. jaguar, from Tupi jaguara, said to be a name "denoting any larger beast of prey." Also a type of British-made car; in this sense the abbreviation Jag is attested from 1959. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Jaguar

jackscrew, jaeger, jaggary, jagger, jaggery, jagghery, jar, jeer, jeerer, jerry, jew's-ear, jewish rye, jewry, jigger, jogger, joker, jr, jr., jra, juicer, juror, jury

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