Leopard marmot
Leopard Leop"ard (l[e^]p"[~e]rd), n. [OE. leopart, leparde, lebarde, libbard, OF. leopard, liepart, F. l['e]opard, L. leopardus, fr. Gr. leo`pardos; le`wn lion + pa`rdos pard. See {Lion}, and {Pard}.] (Zo["o]l.) 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. [1913 Webster]

{Hunting leopard}. See {Cheetah}.

{Leopard cat} (Zo["o]l.) 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. [1913 Webster]


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  • leopard marmot — Gopher Go pher, n. [F. gaufre waffle, honeycomb. See {Gauffer}.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. One of several North American burrowing rodents of the genera {Geomys} and {Thomomys}, of the family {Geomyid[ae]}; called also {pocket gopher} and {pouched rat}. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leopard — Leop ard (l[e^]p [ e]rd), n. [OE. leopart, leparde, lebarde, libbard, OF. leopard, liepart, F. l[ e]opard, L. leopardus, fr. Gr. leo pardos; le wn lion + pa rdos pard. See {Lion}, and {Pard}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large, savage, carnivorous mammal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leopard cat — Leopard Leop ard (l[e^]p [ e]rd), n. [OE. leopart, leparde, lebarde, libbard, OF. leopard, liepart, F. l[ e]opard, L. leopardus, fr. Gr. leo pardos; le wn lion + pa rdos pard. See {Lion}, and {Pard}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large, savage, carnivorous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leopard spermophile — Gopher Go pher, n. [F. gaufre waffle, honeycomb. See {Gauffer}.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. One of several North American burrowing rodents of the genera {Geomys} and {Thomomys}, of the family {Geomyid[ae]}; called also {pocket gopher} and {pouched rat}. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hunting leopard — Leopard Leop ard (l[e^]p [ e]rd), n. [OE. leopart, leparde, lebarde, libbard, OF. leopard, liepart, F. l[ e]opard, L. leopardus, fr. Gr. leo pardos; le wn lion + pa rdos pard. See {Lion}, and {Pard}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large, savage, carnivorous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Snow Leopard — Taxobox name = Snow LeopardMSW3 Wozencraft | pages = 548|id=14000269] status = EN status system = iucn3.1 status ref =IUCN2008|assessors=Jackson, R., Mallon, D., McCarthy, T., Chundaway, R.A. Habib, B.|year=2008|id=22732|title=Panthera… …   Wikipedia

  • Felis Bengalensis — Leopard Leop ard (l[e^]p [ e]rd), n. [OE. leopart, leparde, lebarde, libbard, OF. leopard, liepart, F. l[ e]opard, L. leopardus, fr. Gr. leo pardos; le wn lion + pa rdos pard. See {Lion}, and {Pard}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large, savage, carnivorous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Felis leopardus — Leopard Leop ard (l[e^]p [ e]rd), n. [OE. leopart, leparde, lebarde, libbard, OF. leopard, liepart, F. l[ e]opard, L. leopardus, fr. Gr. leo pardos; le wn lion + pa rdos pard. See {Lion}, and {Pard}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large, savage, carnivorous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Felis pardus — Leopard Leop ard (l[e^]p [ e]rd), n. [OE. leopart, leparde, lebarde, libbard, OF. leopard, liepart, F. l[ e]opard, L. leopardus, fr. Gr. leo pardos; le wn lion + pa rdos pard. See {Lion}, and {Pard}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large, savage, carnivorous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gopher — Go pher, n. [F. gaufre waffle, honeycomb. See {Gauffer}.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. One of several North American burrowing rodents of the genera {Geomys} and {Thomomys}, of the family {Geomyid[ae]}; called also {pocket gopher} and {pouched rat}. See {Pocket …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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