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Dictionary entry overview: What does genus Panthera mean?
The noun GENUS PANTHERA has 1 sense:
1. lions; leopards; snow leopards; jaguars; tigers; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers
Familiarity information: GENUS PANTHERA used as a noun is very rare.

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Sense 1 genus Panthera [BACK TO TOP]
[1] Meaning:
Lions; leopards; snow leopards; jaguars; tigers; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers

Classified under:
Nouns denoting animals
genus Panthera; Panthera
Hypernyms ("genus Panthera" is a kind of...):
mammal genus (a genus of mammals)
Meronyms (members of "genus Panthera"):
leopard;  Panthera pardus (large feline of African and Asian forests usually having a tawny coat with black spots)
ounce; Panthera uncia; snow leopard (large feline of upland central Asia having long thick whitish fur)
Felis onca; jaguar; panther; Panthera onca (a large spotted feline of tropical America similar to the leopard; in some classifications considered a member of the genus Felis)
king of beasts; lion; Panthera leo (large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male)
Panthera tigris; tiger (large feline of forests in most of Asia having a tawny coat with black stripes; endangered)
Holonyms ("genus Panthera" is a member of...):
[2] family Felidae; Felidae (cats; wildcats; lions; leopards; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers)
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