a genus of chiefly large cats that includes the snow leopard, tiger, leopard, jaguar, and lion, most having the ability to roar.
- Compare Felis.
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How to use Panthera in a sentence
For example, the genus Panthera is a group of closely related big cats.
But the work grew cold, and you came between, and the sun put out the fire on the hearth nec vult Panthera domari!The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 | Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett