snow leopard
noun Date: 1866 a large cat (Panthera uncia syn. Uncia uncia) of upland central Asia with long heavy grayish-white fur irregularly marked with brownish-black spots, rosettes, and rings

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  • Snow leopard — Snow Snow, n. [OE. snow, snaw, AS. sn[=a]w; akin to D. sneeuw, OS. & OHG. sn[=e]o, G. schnee, Icel. sn[ae]r, snj[=o]r, snaj[=a]r, Sw. sn[ o], Dan. snee, Goth. snaiws, Lith. sn[ e]gas, Russ. snieg , Ir. & Gael. sneachd, W. nyf, L. nix, nivis, Gr.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snow leopard — n. a large, whitish cat (Panthera uncia) of the mountains of central Asia, having many dark blotches on its long, thick fur …   English World dictionary

  • Snow leopard — This article is about the cat. For other uses, see Snow leopard (disambiguation). Snow leopard Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • 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

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  • snow leopard — a long haired, leopardlike feline, Panthera (Uncia) uncia, of mountain ranges of central Asia, having a relatively small head and a thick, creamy gray coat with rosette spots: an endangered species. Also called ounce2. [1865 70] * * * or ounce… …   Universalium

  • snow leopard — snieginis leopardas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Uncia uncia angl. ounce; snow leopard vok. Irbis; Schneeleopard rus. ирбис; снежный барс; снежный леопард pranc. léopard des neiges; panthère des… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • snow leopard — snow′ leop ard n. zool. mam a longhaired, leopardlike cat, Panthera (Uncia) uncia, of mountains of central Asia, having a creamy gray coat with rosette spots Also called ounce II Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • snow leopard — noun a large feline mammal, Uncia uncia, native to mountain ranges of central Asia Syn: ounce …   Wiktionary

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