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PANDA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does panda mean? 

PANDA (noun)
  The noun PANDA has 2 senses:

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

  Familiarity information: PANDA used as a noun is rare.


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PANDA (noun)


Sense 1panda [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

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Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

Ailuropoda melanoleuca; coon bear; giant panda; panda; panda bear

Hypernyms ("panda" is a kind of...):

procyonid (plantigrade carnivorous mammals)

Holonyms ("panda" is a member of...):

Ailuropoda; genus Ailuropoda (only the giant panda: in some classifications considered a genus of the separate family Ailuropodidae)


Sense 2panda [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

Ailurus fulgens; red panda; lesser panda; cat bear; bear cat; panda

Hypernyms ("panda" is a kind of...):

procyonid (plantigrade carnivorous mammals)

Holonyms ("panda" is a member of...):

Ailurus; genus Ailurus (lesser pandas)


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