Definition of Leopard cat

1. Noun. Small spotted wildcat of southern Asia and Malaysia.

Exact synonyms: Felis Bengalensis
Group relationships: Felis, Genus Felis
Generic synonyms: Wildcat



Definition of Leopard cat

1. Noun. A wild cat native to Southeast Asia, ''Prionailurus bengalensis''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leopard Cat

leone
leones
leonhardite
leonid
leonine
leonine facies
leoninity
leonite
leontiasis
leontiasis ossea
leontodon
leontomorphic
leopard
leopard's-bane
leopard's bane
leopard cat (current term)
leopard cats
leopard frog
leopard fundus
leopard gecko
leopard lily
leopard lizard
leopard plant
leopard retina
leopard seal
leopard seals
leopard shark
leopard sharks
leopard syndrome
leopardbane

Literary usage of Leopard cat

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

1. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"Several other cats also exist, such as the leopard cat, the large tiger cat, the lesser leopard cat, rusty spotted cat, and the common jungle cat. ..."

2. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"Felis Jerdoni, Blyth, the Lesser leopard cat of the Peninsula of India, very similar to F. Bengalensis. ..."

3. Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert Armitage Sterndale (1884)
"The Lesser Leopard-Cat (Jerdon's No. in). HABITAT.—Peninsula of India, probably also Assam and Burmah. DESCRIPTION. ..."

4. Fur-bearing Animals in Nature and in Commerce by Henry Poland (1892)
"The Bengal Leopard-Cat is not numerous enough for its skin to be appreciated as it justly deserves to be on account of its bright markings and fineness of ..."

5. Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke (1864)
"in various patterns, from which depended leopard-cat skins, the time being regulated by the beating of long hand-drums. The mighty king was now reported to ..."

6. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"Ocelotl in Mexican is the name of the tyger, but Buffon applies it to the leopard-cat ; ' id., footnote. — Mex. ocelotl, a tiger. OCHRE, a fine clay, ..."

7. Africa: The History of Exploration and Adventure as Given in the Leading by Charles H. Jones (1875)
"... worked over with pretty beads in various patterns, from which depended leopard-cat skins, the time being regulated by the beating of long hand-drums. ..."

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