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Noun: panther  pan-thu(r)
  1. A large spotted feline of tropical America similar to the leopard; in some classifications considered a member of the genus Felis
    - jaguar, Panthera onca, Felis onca
  2. A leopard in the black colour phase
  3. [N. Amer] Large American feline resembling a lion
    - cougar [N. Amer], puma [Brit], catamount [N. Amer], mountain lion [N. Amer], painter [US], Felis concolor, catamountain [N. Amer]

Derived forms: panthers

Type of: big cat, cat, leopard, Panthera pardus, wildcat

Part of: Felis, genus Felis, genus Panthera, Panthera

Encyclopedia: Panther, Pennsylvania