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ˈpæn dəpan·da

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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.

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

  2. panda(Noun)

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

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

  3. panda(Noun)

    A police car.

    Etymology: 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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Panda

    pan′da, n. a remarkable animal in the bear section of Carnivores found in the south-east Himalayas.—Also Chitwah, or Red bear-cat.

Editors Contribution

  1. panda

    A type of animal.

    The Panda is created in various colors, eg. red and white.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 16, 2020  

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How to pronounce panda?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say panda in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of panda in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of panda in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of panda in a Sentence

  1. Jeffrey Lewis:

    We'd been looking at this site for a long time and knew it was associated with North Korea nuclear program. When Ankit Panda asked me if we knew about a site near someplace called Wollo-ri that was involved in making nuclear weapons, it all clicked.

  2. Ronald Swaisgood:

    Pairs are selected to maximize maintenance of genetic diversity in the panda population. This is essential for maintaining healthy populations, and currently we have no problem with this, however, there are often several candidate mates that are genetically suitable, and we believe that behavior and mate choice has a role to play for improving the success rate of breeding among genetically suitable partners.

  3. Cynthia Matuszek:

    Everything above the fold is all women — except for one guy feeding a panda — but the rest of it is all women taking care of either children or older people, this has an effect, and it changes how people see things, and that's something we should be aware of.

  4. Chiang Mai:

    The autopsy and analysis by Chinese-Thai experts showed that the nutrition health of Giant Panda Chuang Chuang was good, no external wounds were found and no foreign objects were found in his trachea, the cause of his death was heart failure, resulting in the lack of oxygen of internal organs and leading to his death.

  5. Steve Monfort:

    Bei Bei is part of our family, we're sad he's leaving, but excited for the contributions he will make to the global giant panda population.

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