chetah

World English Dictionary
cheetah or chetah (ˈtʃiːtə)
 
n
a large feline mammal, Acinonyx jubatus, of Africa and SW Asia: the swiftest mammal, having very long legs, nonretractile claws, and a black-spotted light-brown coat
 
[C18: from Hindi cītā, from Sanskrit citrakāya tiger, from citra bright, speckled + kāya body]
 
chetah or chetah
 
n
 
[C18: from Hindi cītā, from Sanskrit citrakāya tiger, from citra bright, speckled + kāya body]

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World English Dictionary
chetah (ˈtʃiːtə)
 
n
a variant spelling of cheetah

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