giant panda
noun Date: 1920 panda 2

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • giant panda — panda pan da (p[a^]n d[.a]), n. (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A small Asiatic mammal ({Ailurus fulgens}) having fine soft fur, which inhabits the mountains of Northern India. It was once thought to be related to the bears, but is now believed to be more closely… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • giant panda — n a ↑panda …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • giant panda — noun count a PANDA …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • giant panda — n. a large, black and white carnivore (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) of a bearlike family (Ailuropodidae) from China, that normally feeds on bamboo …   English World dictionary

  • Giant Panda — Taxobox name = Giant Panda status = EN trend = unknown status system = iucn3.1 status ref = IUCN2006|assessors=Bear Specialist Group|year=1996|id=712|title=Ailuropoda melanoleuca|downloaded=10 May 2006 (Listed as Endangered [EN B1+2c, C2a v2.3]… …   Wikipedia

  • giant panda — noun 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 • Syn: ↑panda, ↑panda bear, ↑coon bear, ↑Ailuropoda… …   Useful english dictionary

  • giant panda — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms giant panda : singular giant panda plural giant pandas a panda …   English dictionary

  • giant panda — didžioji panda statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Ailuropoda melanoleuca angl. giant panda vok. Bambusbär; großer Panda rus. бамбуковый медведь; большая панда pranc. grand panda; panda; panda géant… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • giant panda — panda (def. 2). [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • giant panda — noun Ailuropoda melanoleuca mdash; A mammal in the Ursidae family, commonly known as the panda. Syn: panda, panda bear …   Wiktionary

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