Panthera

[pan-ther-uh]
noun
  1. a genus of chiefly large cats that includes the snow leopard, tiger, leopard, jaguar, and lion, most having the ability to roar.
Compare Felis.

Origin of Panthera

From New Latin; see origin at panther
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