Oceloid O"ce*loid, a. [Ocelot + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) Resembling the ocelot. [1913 Webster]

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  • oceloid — oˈceloid adjective (rare) • • • Main Entry: ↑ocelot * * * oceloid, a. Zool. rare. (ˈəʊsɪlɔɪd) [f. ocel(ot) see next + oid.] Resembling or akin to the ocelot: applied to a group of American spotted Felidæ. in Cent. Dict …   Useful english dictionary

  • ocelot — oceloid, adj. /os euh lot , oh seuh /, n. a spotted leopardlike cat, Felis pardalis, ranging from Texas through South America: now greatly reduced in number and endangered in the U.S. [1765 75; < F, appar. arbitrary shortening of Nahuatl… …   Universalium

  • tiger — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. feline, cat, tigress, tiger cat, man eater. Types and breeds of tigers include: Bengal tiger, Royal Bengal tiger, American tiger, Mexican tiger, jaguar, Indian tiger, Siberian tiger, Sumatran tiger, saber toothed tiger,… …   English dictionary for students

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