Definition of macajuel in English:

macajuel

noun

  • West Indian term for boa constrictor
    • ‘For the second time in as many months, another boa constrictor, commonly known as a macajuel, has been captured close to a farm at Rousillac.’
    • ‘An emergency I thought, but it was a macajuel snake on the road, 2 m in length, very healthy, according to Dan.’
    • ‘She brought home a wide range of brothers, sisters and cousins in the form of an owl, an alligator and believe it or not, a macajuel.’

Origin

From an American Indian word.

Pronunciation

macajuel

/ˈmakawɛl/