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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. 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, Acinonyx jubatus]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cheetah \Chee"tah\, n. [Hind. ch[imac]t[=a].] (Zool.) A species of leopard (Cyn[ae]lurus jubatus) tamed and used for hunting in India. The woolly cheetah of South Africa is Cyn[ae]lurus laneus. It runs very fast in short spurts while hunting. [Written also chetah.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cheetah n 1: 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, Acinonyx jubatus]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

18 Moby Thesaurus words for "cheetah": Leo, Siberian tiger, bobcat, cat-a-mountain, catamount, cougar, jaguar, leopard, lion, lynx, mountain lion, ocelot, painter, panther, puma, simba, tiger, wildcat