noun, plural pec·ca·ries, (especially collectively) pec·ca·ry.
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Origin of peccary
Words nearby peccary
Example sentences from the Web for peccary
Like the peccary, he is tailless, and in a manner web-footed, being thus adapted for a semi-aquatic life.The Desert World|Arthur Mangin
We knew that the peccary, savage as it was, could not climb the tree; and hitherto we had deemed ourselves secure.The Desert Home|Mayne Reid
Of the peccary (dicotyles), there are two distinct species known—the “collared,” and the “white-lipped.”
The other species is also found in South America, and is distinguished as the “vaquira de collar” (collared peccary).
This is just following the isothermal line, and proves that the peccary cannot endure the rigours of a severe winter climate.