Origin of pardMiddle English parde from Old French from Classical Latin pardus from Classical Greek pardos, probably from Iranian (from source Persian p?rs, panther)
A leopard or other large cat.
Origin of pardMiddle English parde from Old French from Latin pardus from Greek pardos probably of Iranian origin Sogdian purdhank
From Middle English parde, from Latin pardus, from Ancient Greek Ï€Î¬ÏÎ´Î¿Ï‚ (pardos)
From pardner (“partner"), by shortening.