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  • Lenny Lou leopard led leprechauns leaping like lemmings.
    (by Brian & Grace McKeon)
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Definition of the noun leopard

What does leopard mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: leopards

  1. the pelt of a leopard
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic words: fur / pelt = the dressed hairy coat of a mammal
  2. large feline of African and Asian forests usually having a tawny coat with black spots


  1. "Leopard" a.k.a. "The Leopard" is a 1963 Italian film by director Luchino Visconti, based on Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa's novel of the same name.
  2. "Leopard" is a film, written and directed by Nozomi Sakimura.
    • also known as Hyou
    • country: Japan
    • genre: Animation
    • released on


"Leopard" a.k.a. "The Leopard" is a novel by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa that chronicles the changes in Sicilian life and society during the Risorgimento. Published posthumously in 1958 by Feltrinelli, after two rejections by the leading Italian publishing houses Mondadori and Einaudi, it became the top-selling novel in Italian history and is considered one of the most important novels in modern Italian literature. In 2012, The Observer named it as one of "The 10 best historical novels".


  1. Leopard is a fictional character from the animated television series The Girl Who Leapt Through Space.
    • also known as Reoparudo
  2. Leopard is a fictional character from the 1986 film Ting bat do dik suet wa.

There are other characters with in their name, like Leopard Seal, Brother Leopard, Shina the Leopard and Tagak the Leopard Lord.


  1. Leopard a.k.a. Leopard 6 Litre Roadster: Leopard 6 Liter's Roadster is a classical sport-style luxury car designed by entrepreneur Zbysław Szwaj. The car is produced by a privately held Polish company Leopard Automobile Mielec Sp. z o.o.. Zbysław Szwaj is the company co-founder, designer, and also the designer of the Gepard car.
  2. Leopard is a publisher.
  3. Leopard is a make of automobile produced by Leopard Automobile Mielec Sp. z o.o.


  1. The leopard in heraldry is traditionally depicted the same as a lion, but in a walking position with its head turned to full face, thus it is also known as a lion passant guardant in some texts, though leopards more naturally depicted make some appearances in modern heraldry. The Oxford Guide to Heraldry makes little mention of leopards but glosses leopard as a "term used in medieval heraldry for lion passant guardant. Now used for the natural beast.
  2. Leopard: A leopard pattern is a spotted color pattern, particularly in the hair coat or skin of animals, but also used to describe spotting patterns in plants and fabrics. The term is refers to the black and gold spotted coat of the Leopard cat, but is used to describe many color combinations that result in spots scattered randomly across the skin or hair coat of other animals.
  3. Leopard a.k.a. Jumabieke Tuerxun is a Chinese-Kazakhstani mixed martial arts fighter.
    • born on (29 years ago) in Xinjiang
  4. Leopard is the name of a British double stage experimental rocket, which was launched between 1959 and 1962 eleven times from Aberporth. The Leopard has a flight altitude of 20 kilometres, a launch mass of 1.5 tons and a length of 6 metres.

Phrases with Leopard

Phrases starting with the word Leopard:

  1. leopard cat
  2. Leopard Dace
  3. leopard frog
  4. Leopard Goby
  5. Leopard Hind
  6. leopard lily
  7. Leopard Moth
  8. Leopard Seal
  9. Leopard gecko
  10. Leopard Loach
  11. Leopard Moray
  12. Leopard Moths
  13. leopard plant
  14. Leopard Seals
  15. Leopard Shark
  16. Leopard Skate
  17. Leopard Darter

Phrases ending with the word Leopard:

  1. Amur Leopard
  2. snow leopard
  3. Snow-Leopard

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Leopard

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Google previewLife Cycle of a Leopard (2014)

A Sequence and Order Text by Phillip Simpson

The leopard is a member of a group of animals known as “big cats.” The true big cats include the leopard, lion, tiger, and jaguar. The leopard can be found in some parts of Africa and Asia. It is listed as a near threatened species because of ...

Google previewNorthern Tanzania (2009)

With Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar by Philip Briggs

The powerful leopard is the most solitary and secretive of Africa's large cat species. It hunts using stealth and power, often getting to within 5m ot its intended prey before pouncing, and it habitually stores its kill in a tree to keep it from hyenas ...

Google previewFashioning Identity (2017)

Status Ambivalence in Contemporary Fashion by Maria Mackinney-Valentin

Using the case as an example, leopard is an identifiable trend system but at the same time an open and dynamic structure that, as described of the rhizome, is characterized by gradual mutations and intersections: “The rhizome operates by ...

Google previewTibet (2012)

by Michael Buckley

Unique in its camouflage – a greyish spotted coat, blending in with its terrain – the snow leopard is a nocturnal hunter, mostly active at dusk and dawn, and particularly fond of stalking blue sheep, ibex and marmots. By day it sleeps in caves or ...

Google previewHow to Track a Leopard (2013)

by Dory Zane

The stealthy, agile leopard is a master of camouflage.

Google previewPicture Yourself Learning Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard (2008)

by David W. Boles

Built into Mac OS X Leopard is a program you will learn about in this book called Boot Camp. Boot Camp is your key back into Windows from your Mac. Boot Camp will help you partition and then prepare your disk to install Windows. You can ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Useful Knowledge (1861)

Vol. III. G-N by Robert Kemp Philp

The leopard is an inhabitant of the woods of Africa and South America. The usual length of...

The Leopard is a carnivorous, digiti- Sraie mammal, belonging to the family Felidcc, *Bd designated the Felidce Leopardus; by naturalists generally.

Google previewThe Quantum Vision of Simon Kimbangu (2011)

Kintuadi in 3D by Dom Pedro V

The Leopard is the animal Totem of the Kongo Kingdom. The Mbundu are a large ethnic group that formed the Ndongo Kingdom, southwest of the Kongo Kingdom. Oral tradition collected in the late sixteenth century, particularly by the Jesuit ...

Google previewRudyard Kipling's Just So Comics (2013)

Tales of the World's Wildest Beasts by Rudyard Kipling, Pedro Rodríguez


Google previewDictionary of Images and Symbols in Counselling (1998)

by William Stewart

The leopard is noted for its swiftness, ferocity, bloodthirstiness and craftiness. It is an agile climber and will often stalk...

Google previewThe Doctors' Dictionary, 2nd edition (2011)

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors by Joseph C Segen

leopard. skin. Onchocercal dermatitis A descriptive term for focal macular hyperpigmentation of the skin in a hypopigmented background, accompanied by scaling, which is seen in infection by Onchocerca volvulus. See River blindness ...

Google previewCalmet's Great Dictionary of the Holy Bible: Calmet's great dictionary of the Holy Bible (1813)

by Augustin Calmet

LEOPARD, pardus, a fierce and cruel animal, its skin is spotted with a diversity of colours; it has small white eyes, wide jaws, sharp teeth, round ears, a large tail; five claws on its fore feet, four on those behind. It is said to be extremely averse to ...

Google previewAntarctica and the Arctic Circle: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth's Polar Regions [2 volumes] (2014)

by Andrew Jon Hund

The leopard seal (Hydrurga leptonyx) is one of four phocid pinnipeds that lives exclusively in the Southern Hemisphere with breeding populations confined to the circumpolar pack ice of Antarctica. The genus name is from the Greek hudor ...

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Brown bear - cheetah (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

The rare and secretive clouded leopard, Neofelis nebulosa, lives in the tropical forests of southern and Southeast Asia. Its richly patterened coat mimics the sun- dappled surroundings. The sand cat's large ears can be turned into a. ( \|S ( >R[) IK ...

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Quotes about Leopard

Can a leopard
change its spots?
'In a way...'
said Darwin,
tied in knots...

Then would
a leopard
spot its changes?
might arrange this...' (Michael Shepherd)
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Scrabble value of L1E1O1P3A1R1D2

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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