Definition of Felis chaus

1. Noun. Small Asiatic wildcat.

Exact synonyms: Jungle Cat
Group relationships: Felis, Genus Felis
Generic synonyms: Wildcat

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Felis Chaus

Fehmarn Belt
Feiss line
Felicia amelloides
Felicia bergeriana
Felis bengalensis
Felis catus
Felis chaus (current term)
Felis concolor
Felis domesticus
Felis manul
Felis ocreata
Felis onca
Felis pardalis
Felis serval
Felis silvestris
Felis tigrina
Felis wiedi
Felis yagouaroundi
Felix Klein
Felix Mendelssohn

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 ..."

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