pard

noun (1)
\ ˈpärd How to pronounce pard (audio) \

Definition of pard

 (Entry 1 of 2)

pard

noun (2)

Definition of pard (Entry 2 of 2)

chiefly dialectal

First Known Use of pard

Noun (1)

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1850, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pard

Noun (1)

Middle English parde, from Anglo-French pard, from Latin pardus, from Greek pardos

Noun (2)

short for pardner

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“Pard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pard. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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