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Definition of cheetah noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cheetah

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈtʃiːtə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃiːtə//
 
Wild mammals
 
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a wild animal of the cat family, with black spots, that runs very fast See related entries: Wild mammals Word Origin late 18th cent.: from Hindi cītā, perhaps from Sanskrit citraka ‘leopard’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cheetah