Definition of Sand cat

1. Noun. A desert wildcat.

Generic synonyms: Wildcat



Definition of Sand cat

1. Noun. A small wild cat, ''Felis margarita'', distributed over African and Asian deserts. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sand Cat

sand-crack
sand-grouse
sand-martin
sand art
sand badger
sand bar
sand bars
sand bath
sand berry
sand blackberry
sand bodies
sand boil
sand box
sand boxes
sand cast
sand cat (current term)
sand cats
sand cherry
sand crab
sand crack
sand cricket
sand dab
sand devil's claw
sand dollar
sand dollars
sand down
sand dropseed
sand dune
sand dunes
sand eel

Literary usage of Sand cat

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

1. Natural Emirates: Wildlife and Environment of the United Arab Emirates by Peter Vine (1996)
"The sand cat has long tufts of hair growing between its toes that help it to cross soft sand and also protect the naked foot pads from the hot desert ..."

2. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1853)
"... dark nights to ships passing between them ; but none of these islands should be approached within half a mile, as the current is strong. sand cat LIGHT ..."

3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1891)
"The only really dry places were the tops of the numerous large tussocks and scattered houses of the musk- rats, for among the willow-sand cat-tails the ..."

4. The Life of Lorenzo De' Medici, Called the Magnificent by William Roscoe (1803)
"Sand. Cat. vi fi. 659. In the Laurentian Library are several medical works addressed to Lorenzo, as Joh. ..."

5. Jordan by Jack Altman (2000)
"... Cyprus warbler and Tristram's serin. a very rare yellow-and- brown finch. Mammals include the wild sand cat and the grey and white hoary Blanford's fox. ..."

6. Natural Emirates: Wildlife and Environment of the United Arab Emirates by Peter Vine (1996)
"The sand cat has long tufts of hair growing between its toes that help it to cross soft sand and also protect the naked foot pads from the hot desert ..."

7. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1853)
"... dark nights to ships passing between them ; but none of these islands should be approached within half a mile, as the current is strong. sand cat LIGHT ..."

8. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1891)
"The only really dry places were the tops of the numerous large tussocks and scattered houses of the musk- rats, for among the willow-sand cat-tails the ..."

9. The Life of Lorenzo De' Medici, Called the Magnificent by William Roscoe (1803)
"Sand. Cat. vi fi. 659. In the Laurentian Library are several medical works addressed to Lorenzo, as Joh. ..."

10. Jordan by Jack Altman (2000)
"... Cyprus warbler and Tristram's serin. a very rare yellow-and- brown finch. Mammals include the wild sand cat and the grey and white hoary Blanford's fox. ..."

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