Definition of Margay

1. Noun. Small spotted wildcat found from Texas to Brazil.

Exact synonyms: Felis Wiedi, Margay Cat
Group relationships: Felis, Genus Felis
Generic synonyms: Wildcat



Definition of Margay

1. n. An American wild cat (Felis tigrina), ranging from Mexico to Brazil. It is spotted with black. Called also long-tailed cat.

Definition of Margay

1. Noun. A spotted cat native to Central and South America. Scientific name: ''Leopardus wiedii''. In the past this species was in the genus ''Felis'', therefore its old scientific name, not in use anymore, was ''Felis wiedii''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Margay

1. a small American wildcat [n -GAYS]

Medical Definition of Margay

1. An American wild cat (Felis tigrina), ranging from Mexico to Brazil. It is spotted with black. Synonym: long-tailed cat. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Margay

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margaritasite
margarite
margarites
margaritic
margaritiferous
margaritomancy
margarodite
margarodites
margarone
margarones
margarosanite
margarous
margate
margate fish
margay (current term)
margay cat
margays
marge
margent
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margenting
margents
marges
margin
margin account
margin call
margin calls
margin of acetabulum
margin of error

Literary usage of Margay

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1. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"The great source of prosperity is the visitors in summer, who occasionally number, it is said, 100000. margay. See OCELOT. MARGRAVE. See MARQUIS. ..."

2. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1919)
"margay tigrina tigrina (Schreber) 356 2. margay ... margay tigrina vigens (Thomas) 357 4. margay ..."

3. A History of the Earth and Animated Nature by Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon (1810)
"THE margay Is about the size of the common cat, of a bright lawny . colour, the face is stripped downward with black, the body is marked with stripes and ..."

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