leopardess


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leop·ard·ess

 (lĕp′ər-dĭs)
n.
A female leopard.
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Noun1.leopardess - female leopardleopardess - female leopard      
Panthera pardus, leopard - large feline of African and Asian forests usually having a tawny coat with black spots
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Translations

leopardess

[ˈlepədes] Nleopardo m hembra
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

leopardess

[ˌlɛpəˈdɛs] nfemmina del leopardo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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As a leopardess that bounds from out a thick covert to attack a hunter--she knows no fear and is not dismayed by the baying of the hounds; even though the man be too quick for her and wound her either with thrust or spear, still, though the spear has pierced her she will not give in till she has either caught him in her grip or been killed outright--even so did noble Agenor son of Antenor refuse to fly till he had made trial of Achilles, and took aim at him with his spear, holding his round shield before him and crying with a loud voice.
On April 28, a common leopardess had given birth to four cubs at the zoo.
Normally a leopardess give birth to two cubs out of which one survives, but here in Peshawar zoo the big cat gave birth to four cubs, Ali told reporter.
PESHAWAR -- A leopardess has given birth to four cubs at Peshawar zoo and all are healthy.
On an allegorical level, though, we can see good in her; Lilith-as-spotted-leopardess fighting Mara-as-white leopardess could be read as depicting Lilith's struggles with her own conscience.
If physical power is what is at stake, then, of course, you must openly admit that the lion is your evolutionary superior because a "mere" lioness or leopardess will make much shorter work of you than you can make of any human female.
CHELTENHAM: 2.40 Briery Belle (down 3), 3.15 Indian Stream (down 3), 3.15 Midnight Tour (down 3), 3.15 Miss Crick (down 3), 3.15 The Organist (down 3), 3.15 Miss Tongabezi (down 2), 3.15 Snow Leopardess (down 2), 3.15 Theatre Territory (down 2), 3.50 Coologue (down 2), 4.20 Duke Street (down 2), 4.55 Father Edward (down 3).
she has 'leopard eyes' on page 97 and, on page 103, she is 'like a snake or a leopardess, admirable beasts'.
The best race of the day is the listed ISF EBF Mucklemeg INH Flat race at Gowran, which has attracted two cross channel runners in Seelateralligator and Snow Leopardess.