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Felis vs. Feline

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Felisnoun

A genus of carnivorous mammals, including the domestic cat, the lion, tiger, panther, and similar animals.

Felineadjective

Of or pertaining to cats.

Felisnoun

type genus of the Felidae: true cats and most wildcats

Felineadjective

catlike (resembling a cat)

Felis

Felis is a genus of small and medium-sized cat species native to most of Africa and south of 60° latitude in Europe and Asia to Indochina. The genus includes the domestic cat.

Felinenoun

(formal) A cat; member of the cat family Felidae.

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Felineadjective

Catlike; of or pertaining to the genus Felis, or family Felidæ; as, the feline race; feline voracity.

Felineadjective

Characteristic of cats; sly; stealthy; treacherous; as, a feline nature; feline manners.

Felinenoun

any of various lithe-bodied round-headed fissiped mammals many with retractile claws

Felineadjective

of or relating to cats;

‘feline fur’;

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