noun Etymology: American Spanish jabalina, from Spanish, feminine of jabalí wild boar, from Arabic jabalī Date: 1822 peccary

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • javelină — JAVELÍNĂ, javeline, s.f. (Franţuzism înv.) Suliţă lungă şi subţire. – Din fr. javeline. Trimis de claudia, 05.03.2002. Sursa: DEX 98  javelínă s. f., g. d. art. javelínei; pl. javelíne Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …   Dicționar Român

  • javelina — ☆ javelina [hä΄və lē′nə ] n. [Sp jabalina, wild sow, fem. of jabalí, boar < Ar (khinzīr) jabalī, lit., mountain (pig) < jabal, mountain] PECCARY …   English World dictionary

  • javelina — /hah veuh lee neuh/, n. See under peccary. [1815 25, Amer. < AmerSp jabalina, Sp: fem of jabalín wild boar, dial. var. of JABALÍ < Ar (khinzir) jabali mountain (boar)] * * * …   Universalium

  • javelina — noun The peccary, especially the collared peccary …   Wiktionary

  • javelina — ja|ve|li|na Mot Pla Nom femení …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • javelina — n. peccary, wild pig …   English contemporary dictionary

  • javelina — [ˌhavə li:nə] noun North American term for peccary. Origin C19: from Sp. jabalina, from the feminine form of jabalí wild boar …   English new terms dictionary

  • javelina — ja•ve•li•na [[t]ˌhɑ vəˈli nə[/t]] n. pl. nas zool. mam See under peccary • Etymology: 1815–25, Amer. < AmerSp jabalina, Sp: fem of jabalín wild boar, dial. var. of jabalí < Ar (khinzīr) jabalī mountain (boar) …   From formal English to slang

  • javelina — noun dark grey peccary with an indistinct white collar; of semi desert areas of Mexico and southwestern United States • Syn: ↑collared peccary, ↑Tayassu angulatus, ↑Tayassu tajacu, ↑Peccari angulatus • Hypernyms: ↑peccary, ↑musk hog …   Useful english dictionary

  • Javelina Stadium — is a stadium in Kingsville, Texas. It is primarily used for American football, and is the home field of Texas A M University–Kingsville formerly Texas A I University also known simply as A I. The stadium holds 15,000 people and opened in 1950.… …   Wikipedia

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