Definition of Felis chaus
1. Noun. Small Asiatic wildcat.
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Literary usage of Felis chaus
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1. Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians: Including Their Private Life by John Gardner Wilkinson (1842)
"The wild cat, the felis chaus of Linnaeus, is common in the vicinity of the pyramids and Helio- polis, but it does not occur among the pictured animals of ..."
2. A Second Series of the Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians by John Gardner Wilkinson (1841)
"... frequently for the sole purpose of amusing or astonishing an idle spectator. PANTHER, LEOPARD, AND felis chaus. These animals do not appear to have been ..."
3. The Wild Cat of Europe (Felix Catus) by Edward Hamilton (1896)
"34-0 =113 161-5 533 The entire length of the body including the tail .... 103-0 = 345 2. felis chaus ? . Length of small intestine . ..."
4. Eastern Persia: An Account of the Journeys of the Persian Boundary by WILLIAM THOMAS. BLANFORD, Beresford Lovett, India. Persian Boundary Commission (1876)
"felis chaus is common in Western Persia and on the Caspian, and I believe that it is ... I may add that I have examined the living specimens of felis chaus, ..."
5. Nubia and Abyssinia: Comprehending Their Civil History, Antiquities, Arts by Michael Russell (1833)
"It is to this species that M. Geoffroy has erroneously applied the title of Felis chaus, as if it were identical with the species so named by ..."