margay

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English[edit]

Leopardus wiedii
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Etymology[edit]

From Old Tupi marakaîá via Spanish margay, Portuguese maracajá.

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Noun[edit]

margay (plural margays)

  1. Leopardus wiedii, a spotted cat native to Central and South America.
    Synonyms: tree ocelot, tiger cat

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from or related to Portuguese maracajá, ultimately from Old Tupi marakaîá. Doublet of maracayá.

Noun[edit]

margay m (plural margays or margayes)

  1. margay
    Synonyms: gato tigre, tigrillo, cunaguaro, caucel, maracayá