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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πάρδος (párdos, pard, male leopard), probably ultimately an Indo-Iranian borrowing related to Persian پلنگ (panther) and Sanskrit पृदाकु (pṛdāku, panther).

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NounEdit

pardus m (genitive pardī); second declension

  1. pard: a male leopard
  2. (zoology) other mottled or spotted animals
  3. brown

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pardus pardī
genitive pardī pardōrum
dative pardō pardīs
accusative pardum pardōs
ablative pardō pardīs
vocative parde pardī

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ReferencesEdit

  • pardus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pardus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “pardus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • pardus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)