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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of cheetah.

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  • n. Archaic form of cheetah.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See cheetah.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The native name of the guepard or hunting-leopard of India, Felis jubata, now Gueparda jubata or Cynœlurus jubatus, a large spotted cat, somewhat like a dog in shape, with long legs, non-retractile claws, and the upper sectorial tooth without an internal lobe.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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

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