panther


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pan·ther

 (păn′thər)
n.
1. A large wild cat such as a leopard or jaguar, especially in a color form with black fur.
2. See cougar.

[Middle English pantere, from Old French and from Old English panthera, both from Latin panthēra, from Greek panthēr.]

panther

(ˈpænθə)
n, pl -thers or -ther
1. (Animals) another name for the leopard, esp the black variety, which is known as the black panther
2. (Animals) US and Canadian any of various related animals, esp the puma
[C14: from Old French pantère, from Latin panthēra, from Greek panthēr; perhaps related to Sanskrit pundarīka tiger]

pan•ther

(ˈpæn θər)

n., pl. -thers, (esp. collectively) -ther.
1. the cougar, Felis concolor.
2. the leopard, Panthera pardus.
3. any leopard in the black color phase.
[1250–1300; Middle English panter (< Old French) < Latin panthēra < Greek pánthēr]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.panther - a large spotted feline of tropical America similar to the leopardpanther - a large spotted feline of tropical America similar to the leopard; in some classifications considered a member of the genus Felis
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
2.panther - a leopard in the black color phase
Panthera pardus, leopard - large feline of African and Asian forests usually having a tawny coat with black spots
3.panther - large American feline resembling a lionpanther - large American feline resembling a lion
Felis, genus Felis - type genus of the Felidae: true cats and most wildcats
wildcat - any small or medium-sized cat resembling the domestic cat and living in the wild
Translations
بومانَمِرنِـمْرٌ
levhartpanterpuma
panterpuma
pantteri
pantera
fekete leopárdfekete párducpárduc
fjallaljónpardusdÿr; hlébarîi
ヒョウ
퓨마
pantera
panterapuma
panter
panter
เสือดำ
con báo

panther

[ˈpænθəʳ] N (panthers or panther (pl)) → pantera f, jaguar m (LAm)

panther

[ˈpænθər] npanthère f

panther

nPant(h)er m

panther

[ˈpænθəʳ] npantera

panther

(ˈpӕnθə) noun
1. a leopard, especially a large one.
2. (American) a puma.

panther

نِـمْرٌ panter panter Panther πάνθηρας pantera pantteri panthère pantera pantera ヒョウ 퓨마 panter panter pantera pantera пантера panter เสือดำ panter con báo
References in classic literature ?
There is no whine of the panther, no whistle of the catbird, nor any invention of the devilish Mingoes, that can cheat me
But at that moment he is sprung upon by a panther billow leaping over the bulwarks.
When he spoke he paced the stage, lithe and eager, like a panther.
I passed by his garden, and marked, with one eye, How the Owl and the Panther were sharing a pie--'
It was Bagheera the Black Panther, inky black all over, but with the panther markings showing up in certain lights like the pattern of watered silk.
One day, as the men were gathered at a little distance inspecting the body of a panther that had fallen to the gun of one of them who had been hunting inland, Paulvitch lay sleeping beneath his tree.
She turned upon him, no longer like a furious woman, but like a wounded panther.
He conceived the two armies to be at each other panther fashion.
At last, charged with murders, with debauchery, hated by every one and yet threatening still, like a panther thirsting for blood, she fell under the blows of men whom she had rendered desperate, though they had never done her the least injury; she met with judges whom her hideous crimes had evoked; and that executioner you saw -- that executioner who you say told you everything -- that executioner, if he told you everything, told you that he leaped with joy in avenging on her his brother's shame and suicide.
On his shoulders he bore the skin of a panther, his bow, and his sword, and he brandished two spears shod with bronze as a challenge to the bravest of the Achaeans to meet him in single fight.
Though forests still crown the mountains of Otsego, the bear, the wolf, and the panther are nearly strangers to them.
As soon, however, as the marquise had disappeared, her envious enemy, not being able to resist the desire to satisfy herself that her suspicions were well founded, advanced stealthily towards it like a panther and seized the envelope.