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Noun: panda  pan-du
  1. Large black-and-white herbivorous mammal of bamboo forests of China and Tibet; in some classifications considered a member of the bear family or of a separate family Ailuropodidae
    - giant panda, panda bear, coon bear, Ailuropoda melanoleuca
     
  2. Reddish-brown Old World raccoon-like carnivore; in some classifications considered unrelated to the giant pandas
    - lesser panda, red panda, bear cat, cat bear, Ailurus fulgens

Derived forms: pandas

Type of: procyonid

Part of: Ailuropoda, Ailurus, genus Ailuropoda, genus Ailurus

Encyclopedia: Panda, Likasi