Definition of Genus panthera
1. Noun. Lions; leopards; snow leopards; jaguars; tigers; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Felidae, Felidae
Member holonyms: Leopard, Panthera Pardus, Ounce, Panthera Uncia, Snow Leopard, Felis Onca, Jaguar, Panther, Panthera Onca, King Of Beasts, Lion, Panthera Leo, Panthera Tigris, Tiger
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Panthera
Literary usage of Genus panthera
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1. Charis: Essays in Honor of Sara A. Immerwahr by Sara Anderson Immerwahr, Anne Proctor Chapin (2004)
"160. The family Felidae (cats) comprises three extant genera and many species. The big cats genus (Panthera) consists of four species: leopard (par- dus), ..."