The Collaborative International Dictionary
Guara \Gua"ra\, n. [Braz. guar['a].] (Zo["o]l.)
The scarlet ibis. See Ibis.
A large-maned wild dog of South America ( Canis jubatus) -- named from its cry.
n. 1 A bird, the scarlet ibis. 2 The maned wolf, (taxlink Chrysocyon brachyurus species noshow=1) (syn. (taxlink Canis jubatus species noshow=1)), native to South America.
Guará is a municipality situated in the northern part of the state of São Paulo in Brazil. The population is 20,911 (2015 est.) in an area of 362 km². The elevation is 573 m.
This place name comes from the Tupi language for two animals common in the region, the maned wolf ( Canis jubatus) and the Scarlet ibis ( Ibis rubra).
Guara is a genus of moth in the family Geometridae.
Guara or similar words may refer to:
- Guará, a municipality in the state of São Paulo, Brazil
- Guara (moth), a moth genus
- Paulinho Guará (born 1979), Brazilian footballer
- Guará River in Bahia state, eastern Brazil
- Guara River (Paraná) in Paraná state, southern Brazil
- Guará oil field in Brazil
- Guará wolf, or maned wolf, the largest canid of South America
- AV-VB4 RE 4x4 GUARÁ, a Brazilian armoured personnel carrier
- De Tomaso Guarà, a sports car produced from 1993 to 2004
A guara is a hardwood centerboard used in Polynesian rafts. The Tangaroa Expedition outperformed Kon-Tiki in part due to using guaras.
Usage examples of "guara".
Base Station, established in stationary orbit approximately sixty million kilometers from the target asteroid, this being about ten million kilometers beyond the minimum known safety range from Guara surface weapons.
All commentary is as recorded via relay at the Base Station, established in stationary orbit approximately sixty million kilometers from the target asteroid, this being about ten million kilometers beyond the minimum known safety range from Guara surface weapons.
Rio Aragon up into the foothills of the Sierra de Guara, pausing briefly at the hilltown of Milagro, where, in order to conserve her dwindling supply of gold and silver coins, Cait made the knights work for the townspeople.