a small animal, Eira barbara, of the weasel family, ranging from Mexico to tropical South America.
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How to use tayra in a sentence
Another member of the genus is the tayra or taira (G. barbara), about as large as an otter, with a range from Mexico to Argentina.
British Dictionary definitions for tayra
a large arboreal musteline mammal, Eira barbara, of Central and South America, having a dark brown body and paler head
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