Leopard - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
Leopard[ 1,,G3917, pardalis ]
denotes a leopard or a panther," an animal characterized by swiftness of movement and sudden spring, in Daniel 7:6 symbolic of the activities of Alexander the Great, and the formation of the Grecian kingdom, the third seen in the vision there recorded. In Revelation 13:2 the imperial power, described there also as a "beast," is seen to concentrate in himself the characteristics of those mentioned in Dan. 7.