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leop·ard

 (lĕp′ərd)
n.
1.
a. A large wild cat (Panthera pardus) of Africa and southern Asia, having either tawny fur with dark rosettelike markings or black fur.
b. Any of several similar felines, such as the cheetah or the snow leopard.
2. Heraldry A lion in side view, having one forepaw raised and the head facing the observer.

[Middle English, from Old French leupart, from Late Latin leopardus, from Greek leopardos : Greek leōn, lion; see lion + Greek pardos, pard; see pard.]

leopard

(ˈlɛpəd)
n
1. (Animals) Also called: panther a large feline mammal, Panthera pardus, of forests of Africa and Asia, usually having a tawny yellow coat with black rosette-like spots
2. (Animals) any of several similar felines, such as the snow leopard and cheetah
3. (Animals) clouded leopard a feline, Neofelis nebulosa, of SE Asia and Indonesia with a yellowish-brown coat marked with darker spots and blotches
4. (Heraldry) heraldry a stylized leopard, painted as a lion with the face turned towards the front
5. the pelt of a leopard
[C13: from Old French lepart, from Late Latin leōpardus, from Late Greek leópardos, from leōn lion + pardos pard2 (the leopard was thought at one time to be the result of cross-breeding)]
ˈleopardess fem n

leop•ard

(ˈlɛp ərd)

n.
1. a large, powerful, spotted Asian or African cat, Panthera pardus, usu. tawny with black markings.
2. the fur or pelt of this animal.
3. any similar cat, as the snow leopard.
4. a heraldic lion presented passant guardant.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Late Latin leōpardus < Greek leópardos, syncopated variant of leontópardos=leonto-, comb. form of léōn lion + párdos pard1]
leop′ard•ess, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.leopard - the pelt of a leopardleopard - the pelt of a leopard    
fur, pelt - the dressed hairy coat of a mammal
2.leopard - large feline of African and Asian forests usually having a tawny coat with black spotsleopard - large feline of African and Asian forests usually having a tawny coat with black spots
big cat, cat - any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild
genus Panthera, Panthera - lions; leopards; snow leopards; jaguars; tigers; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers
leopardess - female leopard
panther - a leopard in the black color phase

leopard

noun
Related words
female leopardess
collective noun leap
Translations
نـَمْرٌنِمِر
leopardlevhart
leopard
leopardo
leopard
leopardi
leopard
leopárd
hlébarîi
ヒョウ
표범
leopardas
leopards
leopard
leopard
chui
เสือดาว
con báo

leopard

[ˈlepəd] Nleopardo m
the leopard cannot change its spotsgenio y figura hasta la sepultura

leopard

[ˈlɛpərd] nléopard m

leopard

nLeopard m; a leopard never changes its spots (Prov) → die Katze lässt das Mausen nicht (Prov)

leopard

[ˈlɛpəd] nleopardo
the leopard cannot or doesn't change its spots → il lupo perde il pelo ma non il vizio

leopard

(ˈlepəd) noun
a type of large spotted animal of the cat family.

leopard

نـَمْرٌ levhart leopard Leopard λεοπάρδαλη leopardo leopardi léopard leopard leopardo ヒョウ 표범 luipaard leopard lampart leopardo леопард leopard เสือดาว leopar con báo