eyra

[ air-uh, ahy-ruh ]
/ ˈɛər ə, ˈaɪ rə /
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noun

a jaguarundi.

Nearby words

  1. eyewink,
  2. eyewinker,
  3. eyewitness,
  4. eyne,
  5. eyot,
  6. eyre,
  7. eyre peninsula,
  8. eyre, lake,
  9. eyrie,
  10. eyrir

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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