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Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: leupart, from Late Latin leopardus, from Greek, from leon 'lion' + pardos 'leopard'

leopard

noun
     
leopard
Related topics: Animals
leop‧ard [countable]
1HBA a large animal of the cat family, with yellow fur and black spots, which lives in Africa and South Asia
2

a leopard can't change its spots

used to say that people cannot change their character

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