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panther

noun pan·ther \ˈpan(t)-thər\

: a large, black wildcat

plural panthers also panther

Full Definition of PANTHER

1
:  leopard: as
a :  a leopard of a hypothetical exceptionally large fierce variety
b :  a leopard of the black color phase
2
:  cougar 1 — compare florida panther
3
:  jaguar
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Examples of PANTHER

  1. <the panther is surprisingly difficult to spot>

Origin of PANTHER

Middle English pantere, from Anglo-French panthere, from Latin panthera, from Greek panthēr
First Known Use: 13th century

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PANTHERS Defined for Kids

panther

noun pan·ther \ˈpan-thər\

Definition of PANTHER for Kids

1
:  leopard
2
:  cougar
3
:  jaguar

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