from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun a genus comprising the lesser pandas.
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- noun lesser pandas
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I take this from borne -, from Borneo, plus - ailurus, from the Greek ailouros, cat, and corvini, from Corvinus (which also means "like a crow" from Latin corvus crow), a Latinized form of the name Corwin, honoring American zoologist Jeff Corwin.
K, I jus finded out dat the syentiffic name of teh red panda is ailurus fulgens or “shining cat.”
Cape ratel (_mellivora_), the panda (_ailurus_), the benturong