Definition of Felidae

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

Medical Definition of Felidae

1. A family of Carnivora embracing domestic and wild cats such as lions and tigers. Origin: L. Felis, cat (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Felidae

Fehling's solution
Fehling's solutions
Fehmarn Belt
Feiss line
Felicia amelloides
Felicia bergeriana
Felidae (current term)
Felis bengalensis
Felis catus
Felis chaus
Felis concolor
Felis domesticus
Felis manul
Felis ocreata
Felis onca
Felis pardalis
Felis serval
Felis silvestris
Felis tigrina
Felis wiedi
Felis yagouaroundi

Literary usage of Felidae

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

1. The Polar and Tropical Worlds: A Description of Man and Nature in the Polar by Georg Hartwig (1872)
"... Spotted and Brown Hyenas—The Felidae of New World—The Jaguar —Hunting the Jaguar—The Cougar, or Puma—The Ocelot—The ..."

2. The White River Badlands by Cleophas Cisney O'Harra (1920)
"Felidae The cat family is well represented in fossil form in the White River region, although neither the species nor the individuals were so numerous as ..."

3. Transactions of the American Dental Association at Its ... Annual Session by American Dental Association (1891)
"... and extremes are reduced and compromised to adapt the teeth to varied foods. In the true Felidae, as in the true ..."

4. The Evolution of Life by Hubbard Winslow Mitchell (1891)
"... or cat-like animals— The Felidae : lion, tiger, leopard, and the whole order of cats—Civets—Genette—Ichneumon ..."

5. University of California Publications. Bulletin of the Department of by University of California (1868-1952) (1910)
"Felidae.—Remains of representatives of the Felidae are known in Eastern Oregon only ... Compared with the White River cats, the Felidae of the John Day have ..."

Other Resources:

Search for Felidae on!Search for Felidae on!Search for Felidae on Google!Search for Felidae on Wikipedia!