margay cat
Margay Mar"gay, margay cat margay cat, n. (Zo["o]l.) A small American wild cat ({Felis wiedi} syn. {Felis tigrina}), ranging from Mexico to Brazil. It is spotted with black. Called also {long-tailed cat}. [1913 Webster]

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  • margay cat — ilgauodegė katė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Felis wiedii angl. margay; margay cat; tree ocelot vok. Langschwanzkatze rus. длиннохвостая кошка pranc. margay ryšiai: platesnis terminas – mažosios… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • margay cat — noun small spotted wildcat found from Texas to Brazil • Syn: ↑margay, ↑Felis wiedi • Hypernyms: ↑wildcat • Member Holonyms: ↑Felis, ↑genus Felis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Margay — Mar gay, margay cat margay cat, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small American wild cat ({Felis wiedi} syn. {Felis tigrina}), ranging from Mexico to Brazil. It is spotted with black. Called also {long tailed cat}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • margay — ilgauodegė katė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Felis wiedii angl. margay; margay cat; tree ocelot vok. Langschwanzkatze rus. длиннохвостая кошка pranc. margay ryšiai: platesnis terminas – mažosios… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Margay — Margay[1] Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • margay — /mahr gay/, n. a small tiger cat, Felis tigrina, of tropical America: now rare. [1775 85; < F (Buffon), alter. of margaia < Pg maracajá < Tupi marakaya] * * * ▪ mammal also called  tiger cat  or  tigrillo   small cat (family Felidae (feline))… …   Universalium

  • Margay — Leopardus wiedii …   Wikipédia en Français

  • margay — /ˈmageɪ/ (say mahgay) noun a small wild cat, Leopardus wiedii, of tropical America; tiger cat. {French margai, from Portuguese maracajá, from Tupi mbaracajá} …   Australian English dictionary

  • margay — noun Etymology: French, ultimately from Tupi marakajá Date: 1781 a small American spotted cat (Felis wiedii) resembling the ocelot and ranging from northern Mexico to Argentina …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • margay — noun A spotted cat native to Central and South America. Scientific name: Leopardus wiedii. In the past this species was in the genus Felis, therefore its old scientific name, not in use anymore, was Felis wiedii …   Wiktionary

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