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eyra

[ air-uh, ahy-ruh ]
/ ˈɛər ə, ˈaɪ rə /
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noun
a jaguarundi.
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Origin of eyra

First recorded in 1855–60; from Latin American Spanish (Argentina), from Tupi eira(ra)
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British Dictionary definitions for eyra

eyra
/ (ˈɛərə, ˈaɪərə) /

noun
a reddish-brown variety of the jaguarondi

Word Origin for eyra

C19: from American Spanish, from Tupi eirara
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