family Ailuropodidae


family Ailuropodidae
noun
in some classifications considered the family comprising the giant pandas
Syn: ↑Ailuropodidae
Hypernyms: ↑mammal family
Member Holonyms: ↑Eutheria, ↑subclass Eutheria

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  • Ailuropodidae — n. 1. 1 in some classifications considered the family comprising the giant pandas. Syn: family {Ailuropodidae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ailuropodidae — noun in some classifications considered the family comprising the giant pandas • Syn: ↑family Ailuropodidae • Hypernyms: ↑mammal family • Member Holonyms: ↑Eutheria, ↑subclass Eutheria …   Useful english dictionary

  • mammal family — noun a family of mammals • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑Tachyglossidae, ↑family Tachyglossidae, ↑Ornithorhynchidae, ↑family Ornithorhynchidae, ↑Didelphidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Eutheria — noun all mammals except monotremes and marsupials • Syn: ↑subclass Eutheria • Derivationally related forms: ↑eutherian • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Mammalia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • subclass Eutheria — noun all mammals except monotremes and marsupials • Syn: ↑Eutheria • Derivationally related forms: ↑eutherian (for: ↑Eutheria) • Hypernyms: ↑class …   Useful english dictionary

  • panda — /pan deuh/, n. 1. Also called giant panda. a white and black, bearlike mammal, Ailuropoda melanoleuca, now rare and restricted to forest areas of central China containing stands of bamboo, on which it mainly subsists: formerly placed with the… …   Universalium

  • ursid — /err sid/, n. any plantigrade carnivore of the family Ursidae, comprising the spectacled bear, the black, brown, and sun bears, and various extinct species that also gave rise to the giant panda of the family Ailuropodidae. [ < NL Ursidae, equiv …   Universalium

  • Ailuropoda — noun only the giant panda: in some classifications considered a genus of the separate family Ailuropodidae • Syn: ↑genus Ailuropoda • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Procyonidae, ↑family Procyonidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ailuropoda melanoleuca — noun large black and white herbivorous mammal of bamboo forests of China and Tibet; in some classifications considered a member of the bear family or of a separate family Ailuropodidae • Syn: ↑giant panda, ↑panda, ↑panda bear, ↑coon bear •… …   Useful english dictionary