leopardess

noun
leop·​ard·​ess | \ ˈle-pər-dəs How to pronounce leopardess (audio) \

Definition of leopardess

: a female leopard

First Known Use of leopardess

1567, in the meaning defined above

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“Leopardess.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leopardess. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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leopardess

noun
How to pronounce leopardess (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of leopardess

: a female leopard

leopardess

noun
leop·​ard·​ess | \ ˈle-pər-dəs \

Kids Definition of leopardess

: a female leopard

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