Pard



[pahrd] /pɑrd/

noun, Literary.
1.
a leopard or panther.
[pahrd] /pɑrd/
noun, Informal.
1.
; companion.
/pɑːd/
noun
1.
(US) short for pardner
/pɑːd/
noun
1.
(archaic) a leopard or panther
n.

archaic form of leopard, c.1300, from Latin pardus “a male panther,” from Greek pardos “male panther,” from the same source (probably Iranian) as Sanskrit prdaku-s “leopard, tiger, snake,” and Persian palang “panther.”

1850, dialectal shortening of pardener (1795), representing a common pronunciation of partner (n.).

noun

Friend; partner; pal (1872+)

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