A reddish-brown form of the jaguarundi (cat).
- ‘The Eyra cat, jaguarundi, is listed as Least Concern.’
- ‘The two color phases were once thought to represent two distinct species; the gray one called Jaguarundi, and the red one called Eyra.’
Early 17th century: from Spanish, from Tupi eirara, irara.
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