Pronunciation: (pek'u-rē), [key]
—pl. -ries, (esp. collectively) -ry.
any of several piglike hoofed mammals of the genus Tayassu, of North and South America, as T. tajacu (collared peccary, or javelina), having a dark gray coat with a white collar.
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