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Definition of Panthers
Panther Pan"ther, n. [OE. pantere, F. panth[`e]re, L.
panthera, Gr. ?, prob. fr. Skr. pundr[=i]ka a tiger.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) A large dark-colored variety of the leopard, by
some zo["o]logists considered a distinct species. It is
marked with large ringlike spots, the centers of which are
darker than the color of the body.
2. (Zo["o]l.) In America, the name is applied to the puma, or
cougar, and sometimes to the jaguar.
pantherCougar Cou"gar (k??"g?r), n. [F. couguar, from the native name
in the South American dialects, cuguacuara, cuguacuarana.]
An American feline quadruped (Felis concolor), resembling
the African panther in size and habits. Its color is tawny,
without spots; hence writers often called it the American
lion. Called also puma, panther, mountain lion, and
catamount. See Puma.
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