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Noun: cheetah  chee-tu
  1. Long-legged spotted cat of Africa and southwestern Asia having nonretractile claws; the swiftest mammal; can be trained to run down game
    - Acinonyx jubatus

Sounds like: cheater

Derived forms: cheetahs

Type of: big cat, cat

Part of: Acinonyx, genus Acinonyx

Encyclopedia: Cheetah