Definition of peccary noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈpekəri//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpekəri//
(pl. peccaries) Wild mammals
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an animal like a pig, which lives in the southern US, Mexico and Central and S America See related entries: Wild mammals Word Originearly 17th cent.: from Carib pakira.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: peccary