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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

1855–60; <American Spanish <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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