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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Yacare \Yac"a*re`\ (y[a^]k"[.a]*r[=a]`), n. [See Jacare.] (Zool.) A South American crocodilian (Jacare sclerops) resembling the alligator in size and habits. The eye orbits are connected together, and surrounded by prominent bony ridges. Called also spectacled alligator, and spectacled cayman. [Written also jacare.] [1913 Webster] Note: The name is also applied to allied species. [1913 Webster]