genus Acinonyx

noun
cheetahs
Syn: ↑Acinonyx
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Felidae, ↑family Felidae
Member Meronyms: ↑cheetah, ↑chetah, ↑Acinonyx jubatus

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  • Acinonyx jubatus — noun long legged spotted cat of Africa and southwestern Asia having nonretractile claws; the swiftest mammal; can be trained to run down game • Syn: ↑cheetah, ↑chetah • Hypernyms: ↑big cat, ↑cat • Member Holonyms: ↑Acinonyx, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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