Definition of Family felidae

1. Noun. Cats; wildcats; lions; leopards; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Felidae

family Ericaceae
family Erinaceidae
family Eriocaulaceae
family Erysiphaceae
family Erythroxylaceae
family Eschrichtiidae
family Esocidae
family Euglenaceae
family Euphorbiaceae
family Eurylaimidae
family Exocoetidae
family Fabaceae
family Fagaceae
family Falconidae
family Fasciolidae
family Felidae
family Filariidae
family Fissurellidae
family Fistulariidae
family Fistulinaceae
family Flacourtiaceae
family Forficulidae
family Formicariidae
family Formicidae
family Fouquieriaceae
family Fregatidae
family Fringillidae
family Fucaceae
family Fulgoridae
family Fumariaceae

Literary usage of Family felidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... the family taking its designation from the leading genus, as, for instance, the family Felidae for the cals. Families were associated in orders, ..."

2. The Mammals of Colorado: An Account of the Several Species Found Within the by Edward Royal Warren (1910)
"234 family felidae 251 Key of the Genera of Felidae . . .251 ORDER INSECTIVORA ...... 258 KEY OF THE FAMILIES AND GENERA OF INSECTIVORA 258 Family ..."

3. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"In the cat family (Felidae) are found the puma or mountain lion, and the lynxes or wild cats. These are comparatively rare and inhabit such wild country ..."

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