red panda

noun

Definition of red panda

  1. :  a long-tailed largely herbivorous mammal (Ailurus fulgens) that is related to and resembles the American raccoon, has long rusty or chestnut fur, and is found from the Himalayas to China —called also lesser panda

Illustration of red panda

1955

First Known Use of red panda

1955


RED PANDA Defined for English Language Learners

red panda

noun

Definition of red panda for English Language Learners

  • : a small Asian animal that has reddish-brown fur and a long tail


RED PANDA Defined for Kids

red panda

noun

Definition of red panda for Students

  1. :  a long-tailed animal that is related to and resembles the raccoon, has long reddish brown fur, and is found from the Himalayas to southern China


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