(pn"thr), n. [OE. pantere, F. panthre, L. panthera, Gr. pa`nqhr, prob. fr. Skr. pundrka a tiger.]
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1. (Zol.) A large dark-colored variety of the leopard, by some zologists considered a distinct species. It is marked with large ringlike spots, the centers of which are darker than the color of the body.
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2. (Zol.) In America, the name is applied to the puma, or cougar, and sometimes to the jaguar.
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Panther cat (Zol.), the ocelot. -- Panther cowry (Zol.), a spotted East Indian cowry (Cypra pantherina); -- so called from its color.
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