- a jaguarundi.
Origin of eyra
1855–60; < American Spanish < Tupi eira(ra)
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Examples from the Web for eyra
The names jaguarondi and eyra are applied indifferently to this species and Felis eyra.
The lagmen said that disputes between kings must be judged only at the Eyra Thing in Nidaros.Heimskringla
Eyra says some at least of the Australians believe in the existence and separability of the soul.The New Avatar and The Destiny of the Soul
Jirah D. Buck
- a reddish-brown variety of the jaguarondi
C19: from American Spanish, from Tupi eirara
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