Leopard cat

Leopard cat
Leopard Leop"ard (l[e^]p"[~e]rd), n. [OE. leopart, leparde, lebarde, libbard, OF. leopard, liepart, F. l['e]opard, L. leopardus, fr. Gr. leo`pardos; le`wn lion + pa`rdos pard. See {Lion}, and {Pard}.] (Zo["o]l.) A large, savage, carnivorous mammal ({Felis leopardus}). It is of a yellow or fawn color, with rings or roselike clusters of black spots along the back and sides. It is found in Southern Asia and Africa. By some the panther ({Felis pardus}) is regarded as a variety of leopard. [1913 Webster]

{Hunting leopard}. See {Cheetah}.

{Leopard cat} (Zo["o]l.) any one of several species or varieties of small, spotted cats found in Africa, Southern Asia, and the East Indies; esp., {Felis Bengalensis}.

{Leopard marmot}. See {Gopher}, 2. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Leopard Cat — Taxobox name = Leopard CatMSW3 Wozencraft | pages = 542 543] status = LC status system = iucn3.1 status ref = IUCN2006 | assessors = Cat Specialist Group | year = 2002 | title = Prionailurus bengalensis | id = 18146 | downloaded = 2007 05 26]… …   Wikipedia

  • leopard cat — ▪ mammal       (Felis bengalensis), forest dwelling cat, family Felidae, found in India and Southeast Asia and noted for its leopard like colouring. The coat of the leopard cat is usually yellowish or reddish brown above, white below, and heavily …   Universalium

  • leopard cat — bengalinė katė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Felis bengalensis angl. leopard cat vok. Bengalkatze; Zwergkatze rus. бенгальская кошка; дальневосточный кот; карликовая кошка pranc. chat du Bengal;… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • leopard cat — noun Date: 1866 a small spotted cat (Felis bengalensis) chiefly of southeastern Asia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • leopard cat — noun A wild cat native to Southeast Asia, Prionailurus bengalensis …   Wiktionary

  • leopard cat — noun small spotted wildcat of southern Asia and Malaysia • Syn: ↑Felis bengalensis • Hypernyms: ↑wildcat • Member Holonyms: ↑Felis, ↑genus Felis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leopard Cat Guesthouse — (Chi Phat,Камбоджа) Категория отеля: Адрес: Chi Phat, Chi Phat, Камбоджа …   Каталог отелей

  • Leopard (disambiguation) — Leopard can refer to:Animals*Leopard Panthera pardus , the animal *Snow Leopard or Clouded Leopard, big cats distantly related to the leopard *Leopard cat, wildcat species *Leopard (pattern), the spotting pattern characteristic of Leopards *… …   Wikipedia

  • Leopard (pattern) — Leopard is a term used to describe a spotted color pattern, particularly in the hair coat or skin of animals, but also used to describe spotting patterns in plants and fabrics. The term is derived from the black and gold spotted coat of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Leopard — Leop ard (l[e^]p [ e]rd), n. [OE. leopart, leparde, lebarde, libbard, OF. leopard, liepart, F. l[ e]opard, L. leopardus, fr. Gr. leo pardos; le wn lion + pa rdos pard. See {Lion}, and {Pard}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large, savage, carnivorous mammal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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