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A leopard or other large cat.
[Middle English parde, from Old French, from Latin pardus, from Greek pardos, probably of Iranian origin; akin to Sogdian purdhank.]
US short for pardner
(Animals) archaic a leopard or panther
[C13: via Old French from Latin pardus, from Greek pardos]
Archaic. a leopard or panther.
[1250–1300; Middle English parde (< Old French pard) < Latin pardus < Greek párdos (masculine), derivative of párdalis (feminine)]
[1840–50, Amer.; by shortening]
n (obs: = leopard) → Leopard m