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 for Cyn[ae]lurus laneus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cheetah \Chee"tah\, n. [Hind. ch[imac]t[=a].] (Zool.)
     A species of leopard ({Cyn[ae]lurus jubatus) tamed and used
     for hunting in India. The woolly cheetah of South Africa is
     Cyn[ae]lurus laneus. It runs very fast in short spurts
     while hunting. [Written also chetah.]
     [1913 Webster]

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