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Meaning of CHEETAH

Pronunciation:  'cheetu

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  long-legged spotted cat of Africa and southwestern Asia having nonretractile claws; the swiftest mammal; can be trained to run down game

CHEETAH is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: Acinonyx jubatus, chetah
 See Also: Acinonyx, big cat, cat, genus Acinonyx



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Chee"tah\, n. [Hind. ch[=i]t[=a].] (Zo["o]l.)
A species of leopard ({Cyn[ae]lurus jubatus}) tamed and used
for hunting in India. The woolly cheetah of South Africa is
{C. laneus}. [Written also {chetah}.]

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a cheetah in your dream, suggests that you need to get moving and be more active in pursuit of your goals. Perhaps you have been a little lazy and you need to get off from that seat.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: bobcat, catamount, cat-a-mountain, cougar, jaguar, Leo, leopard, lion, lynx, mountain lion, ocelot, painter, panther, puma, Siberian tiger, simba, tiger, wildcat