Definition of Panther cat

1. Noun. Nocturnal wildcat of Central America and South America having a dark-spotted buff-brown coat.

Exact synonyms: Felis Pardalis, Ocelot
Group relationships: Felis, Genus Felis
Generic synonyms: Wildcat



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Literary usage of Panther cat

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1. The Red Cross Magazine by American national Red cross (1917)
"But Marster Eli he thought it wuz a panther-cat when he took his gun an' went into thet thicket, when he fired into thet bresh he thought it wuz a ..."

2. Universal Geography: Or A Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1827)
"... or panther-cat of the Deccan, which is little known, extends as far as Thibet. The lynx lives in the northern provinces ; the caracal, a black-eared ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"PANTHER-CAT, a name locally given to several shotted wildcats; most often, probably, to .the ocelot (qv). PANTIN, pan'tan', France, town in the department ..."

4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"... and more often heard in the dialect corruption, 'painter,' than in its true form. See PUMA. PANTHER-CAT. The ocelot (qv). PANTHER-COWRY. ..."

5. Elementary Text-book of Zoology by Carl Claus, Adam Sedgwick (1885)
"... F. pani alis L., Panther-cat, South America; F.pardus L., Panther or Leopard, Africa and West Asia; ..."

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