HyperDic: genus_felis

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Felis:
NOUNanimalgenus Felis, Felistype genus of the Felidae
English > genus Felis: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningtype genus of the Felidae: true cats and most wildcats.
SynonymFelis
Member ofFelidae, family Felidaecats
MembersEuropean wildcat, catamountain, Felis silvestrisbushy-tailed wildcat of Europe that resembles the domestic cat and is regarded as the ancestor of the domestic cat
cougar, puma, catamount, mountain lion, painter, panther, Felis concolorlarge American feline resembling a lion
domestic cat, house cat, Felis domesticus, Felis catusAny domesticated member of the genus Felis
jaguarundi, jaguarundi cat, jaguarondi, eyra, Felis yagouaroundilong-bodied long-tailed tropical American wildcat
jungle cat, Felis chaussmall Asiatic wildcat
kaffir cat, caffer cat, Felis ocreatawidely distributed wildcat of Africa and Asia Minor
leopard cat, Felis bengalensissmall spotted wildcat of southern Asia and Malaysia
manul, Pallas's cat, Felis manulsmall wildcat of the mountains of Siberia and Tibet and Mongolia
margay, margay cat, Felis wiedismall spotted wildcat found from Texas to Brazil
ocelot, panther cat, Felis pardalisnocturnal wildcat of Central America and South America having a dark-spotted buff-brown coat
serval, Felis servalslender long-legged African wildcat having large untufted ears and tawny black-spotted coat
tiger cat, Felis tigrinamedium-sized wildcat of Central America and South America having a dark-striped coat
wildcatAny small or medium-sized cat resembling the domestic cat and living in the wild
Broadermammal genusA genus of mammals
Spanishfelis, genus felis
Catalanfelis, genus felis

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