native cat
dasyure das"y*ure (d[a^]s"[i^]*[=u]r), n. [Gr. dasy`s thick, shaggy + o'yra` tail: cf. F. dasyure.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A carnivorous catlike marsupial quadruped of Australia, belonging to the genus {Dasyurus}, called also {native cat}. There are several species. [1913 Webster +PJC]

2. (Zo["o]l.) any of several related animals, such as the Tasmanian devil; -- called also {ursine dasyure}. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • native cat — any of several catlike dasyures of the genus Dasyurus, of Australia and Tasmania: most populations are now rare. [1875 80] * * * ▪ marsupial  any of the catlike Australian marsupials that make up the genus Dasyurus in the family Dasyuridae. All… …   Universalium

  • native cat — noun carnivorous arboreal cat like marsupials of Australia and Tasmania • Syn: ↑Dasyurus viverrinus • Hypernyms: ↑dasyure * * * noun : any of several Australian predaceous carnivorous marsupials of the genus Dasyurus (especially D. viverrinus) *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • native cat — didžioji sterbliakiaunė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Dasyurus maculatus angl. large spotted tailed native cat; native cat; spotted marten; spotted tailed dasyure; tiger cat vok. Fleckschwanz… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • native cat — mažoji sterbliakiaunė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Dasyurus hallucatus angl. little northern dasyure; native cat; satanellus vok. Zwerg Fleckenbeutelmarder rus. карликовая сумчатая куница; малая… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • native cat — /neɪtɪv ˈkæt/ (say naytiv kat) noun any of several cat sized, predatory marsupials of the genus Dasyurus, having slender, white spotted bodies and very pointed snouts; marsupial cat …   Australian English dictionary

  • native cat — noun The quoll. (Reference: , Australian Aboriginal Words, Oxford University Press, 1990, ISBN 0 19 553099 3, page 79.) …   Wiktionary

  • native cat — noun Australian term for quoll …   English new terms dictionary

  • black-tailed native cat — juodauodegė sterbliakiaunė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Dasyurus geoffroyi angl. black tailed native cat; chuditch; western Australian native cat; western dasyure; western native cat vok.… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • western Australian native cat — juodauodegė sterbliakiaunė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Dasyurus geoffroyi angl. black tailed native cat; chuditch; western Australian native cat; western dasyure; western native cat vok.… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • western native cat — juodauodegė sterbliakiaunė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Dasyurus geoffroyi angl. black tailed native cat; chuditch; western Australian native cat; western dasyure; western native cat vok.… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

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