Definition of jaguar :
A large and powerful feline animal ( Felis onca), ranging from Texas and Mexico to Patagonia. It is usually brownish yellow, with large, dark, somewhat angular rings, each generally inclosing one or two dark spots. It is chiefly arboreal in its habits. Called also the American tiger.
mammal (part of speech: noun)
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- A panther can pass over two hundred miles or more at full speed without great exhaustion; so would a jaguar, or, indeed an elk. - "Monsieur Violet", Frederick Marryat.
- Both of them had long been accustomed to hunt the jaguar, and I felt perfectly safe in their company. - "New National Fourth Reader", Charles J. Barnes and J. Marshall Hawkes.
- Sometimes they were even covered with grass, and on one of them was a jaguar still feeding on its prey, and not aware of the fate which to a certainty awaited it. - "The Three Lieutenants", W.H.G. Kingston.