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Panʹthera

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A hypothetical beast which lived in the East. Reynard affirmed that he had sent her majesty the queen a comb made of panthera bone, “more lustrous than the rainbow, more odoriferous than any perfume, a charm against every ill, and a universal panacea.” (H. von Alkmar: Reynard the Fox.) (1498.)

She wears a comb made of panthera bone. She is all perfection. (See above.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Pantables
Pantagruel
Pantagruelion
Pantagruelion Herb (The)
Pantaloon
Pantechnicon
Panthea
Panthea (Greek)
Pantheon
Panther
Panthera
Pantile Shop
Pantomime
Panton Gates
Pantry. (French, paneteric
Panurge
Panyer Stone (The)
Pap
Papa, Father
Papal Slippers (The)
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