Gray Panther


Definition of Gray Panther

: a member of an organization of militant elderly people

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First Known Use of Gray Panther

1972, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Gray Panther

gray + panther (as in Black Panther)

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“Gray Panther.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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