Definition of macajuel in English:

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macajuel

Pronunciation: /ˈmakawɛl/

noun

West Indian term for boa constrictor.
Example sentences
  • For the second time in as many months, another boa constrictor, commonly known as a macajuel, has been captured close to a farm at Rousillac.
  • She brought home a wide range of brothers, sisters and cousins in the form of an owl, an alligator and believe it or not, a macajuel.
  • An emergency I thought, but it was a macajuel snake on the road, 2 m in length, very healthy, according to Dan.

Origin

From an American Indian word.

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