jag·ua·run·di also jag·ua·ron·di (jăg′wə-rŭndē)
n. pl. jag·ua·run·dis
A long-tailed, grayish-brown or reddish wildcat (Puma yagouaroundi) of southern North America and Central and South America. The jaguarundi is sometimes classified in the genus Felis or Herpailurus.
[Portuguese, from Old Tupí yawarundi : yawara, jaguar, any large carnivorous animal + undi, black (in reference to the grayish coat of some jaguarundis).]
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