Definition of 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
Lexicographical Neighbors of Panthera
Literary usage of Panthera
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Additions to the Pleistocene Mammal Faunas of South Carolina, North Carolina by Albert E. Sanders (2002)
"Among unpublished measurements of 32 specimens of P4 in panthera onca, the largest (USNM ... panthera ONCA AUGUSTA (LEIDY, 1872) Figures 18, 22 MATERIAL. ..."
2. The Wild-fowler: A Treatise on Ancient and Modern Wild-fowling, Historical by Henry Coleman Folkard (1864)
"The panthera^ was a kind of purse or drag net, used by ancient fowlers for ... Wild-fowl were captured in the panthera on land, whilst feeding at night in ..."
3. Charis: Essays in Honor of Sara A. Immerwahr by Sara Anderson Immerwahr, Anne Proctor Chapin (2004)
"Since 1978, however, bones and teeth ot panthera leo, the large-maned lion, have been found in nine locations in mainland and island Greece in contexts ..."