panther

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English panter, panther, pantere, from Old French pantere, from Latin panthera, from Ancient Greek πάνθηρ (pánthēr, panther).

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panther (plural panthers)

 
A panther.
  1. Any of various big cats with black fur; most especially, the black-coated leopard of India.
  2. Any big cat of the genus Panthera.
  3. A cougar; especially the Florida panther.
  4. (slang) A girl, especially a young one, who pursues older men.
    Paige is 16 and dates a 19 years old guy, she's such a panther.
    Antonyms: cougar, cradle robber, cub
  5. (mythology, heraldry) A creature resembling a big cat with a multicolored hide, found in Ancient Greek mythology.

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  1. ^ Hall, Joseph Sargent (March 2, 1942), “3. The Consonants”, in The Phonetics of Great Smoky Mountain Speech (American Speech: Reprints and Monographs; 4), New York: King's Crown Press, DOI:10.7312/hall93950, →ISBN, § 8, page 100.

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  • Hyphenation: pan‧ther

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panther m (plural panthers, diminutive panthertje n)

  1. Obsolete form of panter.

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panther

  1. Alternative form of panter (panther)