Definition of eyra in English:

eyra

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Pronunciation: /ˈeɪrə
 
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noun

  • A reddish-brown form of the jaguarundi (cat).
    More example sentences
    • The Eyra cat, jaguarundi, is listed as Least Concern.
    • The two color phases were once thought to represent two distinct species; the gray one called Jaguarundi, and the red one called Eyra.

Origin

early 17th century: from Spanish, from Tupi eirara, irara.

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