WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
pan•da /ˈpændə/USA pronunciation n. [countable],pl. -das.

    Mammalsa white-and-black bearlike mammal.

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panda /ˈpændə/ n

  1. Also called: giant panda a large black-and-white herbivorous bearlike mammal, Ailuropoda melanoleuca, related to the raccoons and inhabiting the high mountain bamboo forests of China: family Procyonidae
  2. lesser panda, red pandaa closely related smaller animal resembling a raccoon, Ailurus fulgens, of the mountain forests of S Asia, having a reddish-brown coat and ringed tail
Etymology: 19th Century: via French from a native Nepalese word

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