Definition of eyra in US English:

eyra

noun

  • A reddish-brown form of the jaguarundi.

    • ‘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.’

Origin

Early 17th century: from Spanish, from Tupi eirara, irara.

Pronunciation

eyra

/ˈārə/