javelina javelina

Definition(s):

  • (n) dark grey peccary with an indistinct white collar; of semi desert areas of Mexico and southwestern United States

Usage(s):

  • In the winter, quail gather in the soft gold of prairie sedge, but snakes, scorpions and wild-boar-like javelina lurk too.

News

  1. EMI Health Successfully Launches Javelina

    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eldorado announced today that EMI Health is licensing Eldorado’s flexible payer platform, Javelina, to deliver benefits administration services to its large base of clients.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  2. Prescott man charged in javelina shooting

    A 63-year-old Prescott man says he was just defending himself when he shot and killed a javelina that was part of a herd outside his front door.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: FOX 10 Phoenix

Quotes

  • "Then one of the cowboys found him and said he has a huge hole in his neck and shoulder," Mr. Glenn said. "Something had pounded the pudding out of Powder. I thought it might be a feral hog or a boar javelina. It couldn't be a lion. They...
    on Oct 9, 2006 By: Glenn Source: New York Times

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