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 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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  • Hunting leopard — Hunting Hunt ing, n. The pursuit of game or of wild animals. A. Smith. [1913 Webster] {Happy hunting grounds}, the region to which, according to the belief of American Indians, the souls of warriors and hunters pass after death, to be happy in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hunting leopard — noun see hunting cat * * * the cheetah. [1775 85] * * * hunting leopard The cheetah • • • Main Entry: ↑leopard * * * hunting leopard, = cheetah. (Cf. ↑cheetah) …   Useful english dictionary

  • hunting leopard — gepardas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Acinonyx jubatus angl. cheetah; chita; hunting leopard vok. Gepard; Jagdleopard rus. азиатский гепард; гепард; охотничий леопард; чита pranc. guépard ryšiai:… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • hunting-leopard — huntˈing leopard noun A cheetah • • • Main Entry: ↑hunt …   Useful english dictionary

  • hunting leopard — the cheetah. [1775 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • hunting-leopard — n. Chetah (Felis jubata) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Hunting — Hunt ing, n. The pursuit of game or of wild animals. A. Smith. [1913 Webster] {Happy hunting grounds}, the region to which, according to the belief of American Indians, the souls of warriors and hunters pass after death, to be happy in hunting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hunting box — Hunting Hunt ing, n. The pursuit of game or of wild animals. A. Smith. [1913 Webster] {Happy hunting grounds}, the region to which, according to the belief of American Indians, the souls of warriors and hunters pass after death, to be happy in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hunting cat — Hunting Hunt ing, n. The pursuit of game or of wild animals. A. Smith. [1913 Webster] {Happy hunting grounds}, the region to which, according to the belief of American Indians, the souls of warriors and hunters pass after death, to be happy in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hunting cog — Hunting Hunt ing, n. The pursuit of game or of wild animals. A. Smith. [1913 Webster] {Happy hunting grounds}, the region to which, according to the belief of American Indians, the souls of warriors and hunters pass after death, to be happy in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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