pl. -·ries or -·ry
any of a family (Tayassuidae) of piglike, artiodactylous mammals of North and South America, with a musk gland, sharp tusks, and porklike flesh
Origin of peccaryAmerican Spanish pecari ; from Carib pakira
Any of several piglike hoofed mammals of the family Tayassuidae, found in North, Central, and South America and having stiff bristles and short, straight tusks.
Origin of peccaryUltimately from Carib pakira.
From Galibi Carib pakira