Origin of jaguar
Examples from the Web for jaguar
But the runaway best example of the game is another cluster of British luxury vehicles—Range Rover, Land Rover and Jaguar.
Jaguar scored epic wins at the grueling Le Mans 24-hour race.
On the way, we found ourselves wedged in traffic between a couple of Mercedes Benzes and a shiny new Jaguar.A Woman Blogger’s Scoop Helped Save Tunisia From Islamists|Thomas A. Bass|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Daily Pic: Francois Curlet made a funereal Jaguar, then filmed it as a thriller's prop.
As if it weren't cool enough, the jaguar's top speed is 50 miles per hour.
"I thank you, General," the Jaguar answered, with a ceremonious bow.The Freebooters|Gustave Aimard
It means the jaguar, whose skin is beautifully spotted, and not striped like that of the tiger in the East.Wanderings in South America|Charles Waterton
The jaguar is found in all the tropical parts of North and South America.New National Fourth Reader|Charles J. Barnes and J. Marshall Hawkes
It has a small head compared to the jaguar, and its bite is much less dangerous.Hunting the Grisly and Other Sketches|Theodore Roosevelt
The jaguar (felis onza) is found now and then on the summits of the barrancas.Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2)|Carl Lumholtz
Word Origin for jaguar
big cat of the Americas (Felis onca), c.1600, from Portuguese jaguar, from Tupi jaguara, said to be a name "denoting any larger beast of prey" [Klein]. Also a type of British-made car; in this sense the abbreviation Jag is attested from 1959.