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Noun: giant panda  'jI-unt '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
    - panda, panda bear, coon bear, Ailuropoda melanoleuca

Derived forms: giant pandas

Type of: procyonid

Part of: Ailuropoda, genus Ailuropoda

Encyclopedia: Giant panda