Panthera

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Noun1.Panthera - lionsPanthera - lions; leopards; snow leopards; jaguars; tigers; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Felidae, Felidae - cats; wildcats; lions; leopards; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers
Panthera pardus, leopard - large feline of African and Asian forests usually having a tawny coat with black spots
Panthera uncia, snow leopard, ounce - large feline of upland central Asia having long thick whitish fur
Felis onca, jaguar, panther, Panthera onca - a large spotted feline of tropical America similar to the leopard; in some classifications considered a member of the genus Felis
king of beasts, lion, Panthera leo - large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male
Panthera tigris, tiger - large feline of forests in most of Asia having a tawny coat with black stripes; endangered