Adjective "jaguar" definition and examples

(Jaguar may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈdʒaɡjʊə/

Definitions and examples

noun

A large heavily built cat that has a yellowish-brown coat with black spots, found mainly in the dense forests of Central and South America.
  1. 'In size and marking it looks very much like a leopard, although the jaguar is the much heavier animal, weighing up to 34 kg.'
  2. 'The big cats you find outside Africa include tiger, jaguar, leopard, cougar and Iberian lynx.'

More definitions

1. a large spotted feline, Panthera onca, of tropical America, having a tawny coat with black rosettes: now greatly reduced in number and endangered in some areas.

More examples(as adjective)

"reserves can be jaguar."

"proposals can be jaguar."

"ups can be jaguar."

"huntings can be jaguar."

"couples can be jaguar."

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Origin

Early 17th century: from Portuguese, from Tupi-Guarani yaguára.