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hunting leopard

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noun
  1. the cheetah.
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Origin of hunting leopard

First recorded in 1775–85
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • But the next time he came up with the cat, the cat was not a cat, but a hunting-leopard.

    At the Back of the North Wind

    George MacDonald

  • And the hunting-leopard grew to a jaguar, all covered with spots like eyes.

  • Last among the cats comes the very curious chetah, or hunting-leopard, which is found both in Africa and in India.