The largest New World predatory cat (Panthera onca), yellowish with black spots, found from SW U.S. to Argentina.
A carnivorous spotted large cat native to South and Central America, Panthera onca.
A large feline mammal (Panthera onca) of Mexico, Central America, and South America, closely related to the leopard and having a tawny coat spotted with black rosettes.
The code name for Version 10.2 of Mac OS X. Previous Cheetah and Puma code names were used internally, but Apple began "animal branding" with Version 10.2 in 2002 that included Jaguar-skin markings on the boxes. Versions 10.3 and 10.4 were Panther and Tiger respectively. See Mac OS X.
Other Word Forms
Origin of jaguar
Spanish Portuguese from Guaraní jaguá, yaguardog
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
The child slowed as he neared the jaguar and turned, finally paying attention.
In form the jaguar is thick-set; it does not stand high upon its legs; and in comparison with the leopard is heavily built; but its movements are very rapid, and it is fully as agile as its more graceful relative.
He swiped at the flakes then braced himself to change into his jaguar shape.
Ully looked over at the child and jaguar curiously.