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; akin to Sogdian purdhank.
From Middle English parde, from Latin pardus, from Ancient Greek Ï€Î¬ÏÎ´Î¿Ï‚ (pardos)
From pardner (“partner"), by shortening.