What does cheetah mean?

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ˈtʃi təchee·tah

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cheetah, chetah, Acinonyx jubatus(noun)

    long-legged spotted cat of Africa and southwestern Asia having nonretractile claws; the swiftest mammal; can be trained to run down game

Wiktionary

  1. cheetah(Noun)

    A distinctive member (Acinonyx jubatus) of the cat family , slightly smaller than the leopard, but with proportionately longer limbs and a smaller head; it is native to Africa and also credited with being the fastest terrestrial animal.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cheetah(noun)

    a species of leopard (Cynaelurus jubatus) tamed and used for hunting in India. The woolly cheetah of South Africa is C. laneus

    Etymology: [Hind. cht.]

Freebase

  1. Cheetah

    The cheetah is a large feline inhabiting most of Africa and parts of the Middle East. It is the only extant member of the genus Acinonyx. The cheetah can run faster than any other land animal— as fast as 112 to 120 km/h in short bursts covering distances up to 500 m, and has the ability to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in three seconds. This cat is also notable for modifications in the species' paws. It is one of the few felids with semi-retractable claws.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cheetah

    chē′tah, n. an Eastern animal like the leopard, used in hunting. [Hind, chītā—Sans. chitraka, chitrakāya, having a speckled body.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cheetah in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cheetah in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of cheetah in a Sentence

  1. Charles de LEUSSE:

    We want the qualities of fools that our faults devour, then us. (Nous voulons qualités des fous - Que nos défauts dévorent, puis nous.) [Fables1, The Cheetah / Le Guépard]

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