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- West Indian term for boa constrictor
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
From an American Indian word.
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