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hunting leopard

noun

  1. the cheetah.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of hunting leopard1

First recorded in 1775–85

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Example Sentences

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

Couldn't they understand the difference between the muscles of a hunting leopard and the bulk of a sea-cow?

One member of our family has always wanted a cheetah or hunting leopard.

The cheetah or hunting leopard (Cynaelurus jubatus) must be carefully distinguished from the leopard proper.

One of the few animals kept in cages is the guepard, or hunting leopard.

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