Definition for PAN'THER

PAN'THER, n. [L. from Gr. πανθηρ. Qu. θηρ, a wild beast.]

A fierce ferocious quadruped and digitigrade carnivorous mammal, the Felis Pardus, of the size of a large dog, with short hair, of a yellow color, diversified with roundish black spots. This animal will climb trees in pursuit of small animals. It is a native of Africa. The name is also applied to other species of the genus.

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