Definition of Genus Acinonyx
1. Noun. Cheetahs.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Felidae, Felidae
Member holonyms: Acinonyx Jubatus, Cheetah, Chetah
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Acinonyx
Literary usage of Genus Acinonyx
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Life-histories of African Game Animals by Theodore Roosevelt, Edmund Heller (1914)
"Two genera are represented in Africa, the familiar Felis and the aberrant genus, Acinonyx, of which the cheetah is typical. Acinonyx is characterized by its ..."