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Definitions for panda
ˈpæn dəpan·da

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. giant panda, panda, panda bear, coon bear, Ailuropoda melanoleucanoun

    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 fulgensnoun

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

GCIDE

  1. pandanoun

    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. pandanoun

    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. pandanoun

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

  2. pandanoun

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

  3. pandanoun

    A police car.

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

Wikipedia

  1. panda

    The PANDA experiment is a planned particle physics experiment at the Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research in Darmstadt. PANDA is an acronym of antiProton ANnihilation at DArmstadt. PANDA will use proton–antiproton annihilation to study strong interaction physics at medium energy including hadron spectroscopy, search for exotic hadrons, hadrons in media, nucleon structure and exotic nuclei.A more detailed description of the experiment is available at the scholarpedia.

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  1. panda

    A panda is a large mammal native to China, best known for its distinctive black-and-white coat. There are two species: the Giant Panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca), primarily known for its diet of bamboo, and the Red Panda (Ailurus fulgens), which has a reddish-brown coat and resembles a raccoon more than its giant cousin. Pandas are known for their docile nature and are considered a national treasure in China and symbol of global conservation efforts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pandanoun

    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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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. PANDA

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Panda is ranked #29041 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Panda surname appeared 817 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Panda.

    79.5% or 650 total occurrences were Asian.
    11.3% or 93 total occurrences were White.
    5.1% or 42 total occurrences were Black.
    2.3% or 19 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.9% or 8 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.6% or 5 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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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. Wesley D'Amico:

    Don't worry so much about others, panda bear eats bamboo like a heart of palm.

  2. Michelle Obama and Peng Liyuan:

    Michelle (Obama) had said that the giant panda exemplifies the common bond between China and the United States, that's a lot of responsibility for a cute animal like the giant panda… Well, I agree with her very much.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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