Ailuroidea
Ailuroidea Ai`lu*roid"e*a, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? cat + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) A group of the Carnivora, which includes the cats, civets, and hyenas. [1913 Webster]

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  • ailuroidea — ai·lu·roi·dea …   English syllables

  • ailuroidea — ˌīlyəˈrȯidēə, ˌāl synonym of aeluroidea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ailurophobia — An abnormal and persistent fear of cats which produces an undue anxiety reaction even though sufferers realize their fear is irrational. Sufferers of ailurophobia may fear not only the scratch or bite of a cat, but also the evil mystique of cats… …   Medical dictionary

  • Fear of cats — An abnormal and persistent fear of cats which produces an undue anxiety reaction even though sufferers realize their fear is irrational. Sufferers of this phobia may fear not only the scratch or bite of a cat, but also the evil mystique of cats… …   Medical dictionary

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