from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zool.) A supposed human-sized slothlike creature reported sighted by Indians in the Amazon rain forest.

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  • noun Alternative form of mapinguary.

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  • noun supposed human-sized sloth-like creature reportedly sighted by Indians in the Amazon rain forest


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