Leopard

Definition of Leopard

Leop´ard   Pronunciation: lĕp´ẽrd
n.1.(Zool.) A large, savage, carnivorous mammal (Felis leopardus). It is of a yellow or fawn color, with rings or roselike clusters of black spots along the back and sides. It is found in Southern Asia and Africa. By some the panther (Felis pardus) is regarded as a variety of leopard.
Hunting leopard
See Cheetah.
Leopard cat
(Zool.) any one of several species or varieties of small, spotted cats found in Africa, Southern Asia, and the East Indies; esp., Felis Bengalensis.
Leopard marmot
See Gopher, 2.

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