Margay definition

märgā, mär-gā
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A spotted Central and South American wildcat (Leopardus wiedii) resembling a small, long-tailed ocelot.
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A small ocelot (Leopardus wiedii) of Central and South America.
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Leopardus wiedii, a spotted cat native to Central and South America..
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
margay
Plural:
margays

Origin of margay

  • French from Portuguese maracajá from Tupí

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old Tupi marakaîá via Portuguese.

    From Wiktionary