Peccary

Pec"ca*ry

(?), n.;
pl. Peccaries (#).
[From the native South American name: cf. F. pcari, Sp. pecar.] (Zol.) A pachyderm of the genus Dicotyles.
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The collared peccary, or tajacu (Dicotyles torquatus), is about the size and shape of a small hog, and has a white ring aroung the neck. It ranges from Arkansas to Brazil. A larger species (Dicotyles labiatus), with white cheeks, is found in South America.
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Pec*ca"vi

(?). [L.] I have sinned; -- used colloquially to express confession or acknowledgment of an offense; -- used rarely, superseded by the approximate equivalent mea culpa. Aubrey.
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