Definition of lesser panda in English:

lesser panda

noun

  • another term for red panda
    • ‘The next stop was a small compound that housed lesser pandas, a rare species that has won State-level protection, like their relative the giant panda.’
    • ‘There are 2,731 kinds of animal and plant species, including the lesser panda and the rare cycad tree, a 280-million-year-old species which was around during the age of the dinosaurs.’
    • ‘The red panda (also known as the lesser panda) is one of the earth's living fossils.’