jabalí

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic ǧabalí, from Arabic جَبَلِيّ ‎(jabaliyy, of the mountains), from جَبَل ‎(jabal, mountain).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -i

Noun[edit]

jabalí m ‎(plural jabalís or jabalíes)

  1. wild boar
  2. (Mexico) peccary

Usage notes[edit]

Note that this means “wild boar”, not “peccary”, as in English javelina ‎(peccary).

Derived terms[edit]