[ pan-ther-uh ]
/ ˈpæn θər ə /


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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019