pantherine

adjective

pan·​ther·​ine
-thəˌrīn,
-rə̇n
1
: of or characteristic of a panther
2
: resembling a panther (as in coloring, markings, or movement) : pantherish
a pantherine snake
moved with pantherine grace

Word History

Etymology

Latin pantherinus, from panthera panther + -inus -ine

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“Pantherine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pantherine. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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