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leopard British & World English

A large solitary cat that has a fawn or brown coat with black spots, native to the forests of Africa and southern Asia

leopard cat British & World English

A small East Asian wild cat that has a yellowish-brown coat with black spots and often lives near water

leopard frog British & World English

A common greenish-brown North American frog which has dark leopard-like spots with a pale border

leopard lily British & World English

A spotted lily resembling a tiger lily, native to the south-western US

leopard moth British & World English

A large white European moth with black spots, the larvae of which tunnel into trees and can cause damage

leopard seal British & World English

A large grey Antarctic seal which has leopard-like spots and preys on penguins and other seals

leopard-skin British & World English

(Of a garment) made of a fabric resembling the spotted skin of a leopard

snow leopard British & World English

A rare large cat which has pale grey fur patterned with dark blotches and rings, living in the Altai mountains, Hindu Kush, and Himalayas

leopard skin New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words, hyphen when attributive)

clouded leopard British & World English

A large spotted cat found in forests in SE Asia

leopard's bane British & World English

A herbaceous Eurasian plant of the daisy family, with large yellow flowers which typically bloom early in the spring

a leopard can't change his spots British & World English

People can’t change their basic nature

a leopard can't change his spots in leopard British & World English

People can’t change their basic nature