aeluro-, aelur-, ailuro-, ailouro-, ailur-, eluro-

(Greek: cat, cats)

Ailuropoda (s) (noun) (no pl)
A taxonomic genus of Procyonidae which consists only of the giant panda: In some classifications Ailuropoda is considered to be a genus of the separate family Ailuropodidae.

The giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca, "black-and-white cat-foot") is a mammal classified in the bear family, Ursidae, native to central and southern China.

Ailuropodidae (s) (noun) (no pl)
The family consisting of the giant pandas: Ailuropodidae is thought to be the family in which giant pandas are the members.
Ailuropus, Ailurus (s) (noun) (no pl)
A genus or the family Procyonidae consisting of the pandas: Ailuropus, also known as Æluropus, was formerly regarded as the type of a separate family.

The Ailuropoda melanoleuca is a black and white giant panda bear and is a member of the genus Ailuropus.

Ailurus (s) (noun) (no pl)
A taxonomic genus of the family Ailuridae with the lesser pandas: The Red Panda, or Ailurus fulgens of the genus Ailurus, from Latin "fire-colored cat", is also known as the Lesser Panda.

The Red Panda is also called "Wah", "Cat Bear", or "Firefox". It is generally a herbivorous mammal and slightly larger than a domestic cat.

Cross references of word families that are related directly, or indirectly, to: "cat": cat; feli-, felin-; galeo-; gato-.