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Date: 1700-1800
Language: Hindi
Origin: cita, from Sanskrit citrakaya 'tiger', from citra 'bright' + kaya 'body'

cheetah

noun
     
cheetah
Related topics: Animals
cheeā€§tah [countable]
HBA a member of the cat family that has long legs and black spots on its fur, and can run extremely fast

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