Meaning of macajuel in English:


Pronunciation /ˈmakawɛl/


West Indian
another term for boa constrictor
‘For the second time in as many months, another boa constrictor, commonly known as a macajuel, has been captured close to a farm at Rousillac.’
  • ‘She brought home a wide range of brothers, sisters and cousins in the form of an owl, an alligator and believe it or not, a macajuel.’
  • ‘An emergency I thought, but it was a macajuel snake on the road, 2 m in length, very healthy, according to Dan.’


From a North American Indian language.