peccary

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English[edit]

The collared peccary, Pecari tajacu

Etymology[edit]

From Galibi Carib pakira

Noun[edit]

peccary (plural peccaries)

  1. Any of the family Tayassuidae of mammals from the Americas related to pigs and hippos

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Synonyms[edit]

  • javelina (Southwest US, from Mexican Spanish 'jabalina')