- IPA: /ˈpænˌθɚ/
- A panther is large, wild cat; this most often means an leopard or a mountain lion.
- I enjoyed seeing the panthers at the zoo.
- (biology) A member of the genus Panthera (lions, tigers, leopards, and jaguars) may be called a panther.
- (slang) Panther can mean a member of the Black Panther Party (an African American activist group).