Definitions for pandaˈpæn də

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. giant panda, panda, panda bear, coon bear, Ailuropoda melanoleuca(noun)

    large black-and-white herbivorous mammal of bamboo forests of China and Tibet; in some classifications considered a member of the bear family or of a separate family Ailuropodidae

  2. lesser panda, red panda, panda, bear cat, cat bear, Ailurus fulgens(noun)

    reddish-brown Old World raccoon-like carnivore; in some classifications considered unrelated to the giant pandas

GCIDE

  1. panda(n.)

    The giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca), a bearlike black-and white mammal now found wild only in the central forests of China, which lives mainly on on bamboo. It is an endangered species, and is a popular attraction in the few zoos which have bveen able to obtain specimens.

  2. panda(n.)

    A small Asiatic mammal (Ailurus fulgens) having fine soft fur, which inhabits the mountains of Northern India. It was once thought to be related to the bears, but is now believed to be more closely related to raccoons. It has reddish-brown fur on the back and sides, and black fur on the legs and underside. Called also the lesser panda.

Wiktionary

  1. panda(Noun)

    The red panda, a small raccoon-like animal, Ailurus fulgens of northeast Asia with reddish fur and a long, ringed tail.

  2. panda(Noun)

    The giant panda u2013 a black and white bear-like animal, Ailuropoda melanoleuca from the mountains of China.

  3. panda(Noun)

    A police car.

  4. Origin: From panda, apparently from a local language of Nepal but not traced in Nepali.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Panda(noun)

    a small Asiatic mammal (Ailurus fulgens) having fine soft fur. It is related to the bears, and inhabits the mountains of Northern India


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