eyra

[air-uh, ahy-ruh]

Origin of eyra

1855–60; < American Spanish < Tupi eira(ra)
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British Dictionary definitions for eyra

eyra

noun
  1. a reddish-brown variety of the jaguarondi

Word Origin for eyra

C19: from American Spanish, from Tupi eirara
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