Felis caracal
Caracal Car"a*cal (k[a^]r"[.a]*k[a^]l), n. [F. caracal, fr. Turk qarahqootaq; qarah black + qootaq ear.] (Zo["o]l.) A lynx ({Felis caracal} syn. {Lynx caracal}). It is a native of Africa and Asia. Its ears are black externally, and tipped with long black hairs. [1913 Webster]

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  • Felis caracal — karakalas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Felis caracal angl. caracal; caracal lynx; desert lynx vok. Karakal; Wüstenluchs rus. азиатский каракал; каракал; степная рысь pranc. caracal ryšiai:… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Felis caracal — nocturnal predatory cat of savannas in Africa and Asia …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Caracal — Car a*cal (k[a^]r [.a]*k[a^]l), n. [F. caracal, fr. Turk qarahqootaq; qarah black + qootaq ear.] (Zo[ o]l.) A lynx ({Felis caracal} syn. {Lynx caracal}). It is a native of Africa and Asia. Its ears are black externally, and tipped with long black …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Caracal — Taxobox name = CaracalMSW3 Wozencraft|pages=533] status = LC trend = down status system = iucn3.1 status ref = IUCN2006|assessors=Cat Specialist Group|year=2002|id=3847|title=Caracal caracal|downloaded=12 May 2006 Database entry includes… …   Wikipedia

  • caracal — /kar euh kal /, n. 1. a slender, catlike mammal, Lynx caracal, with a reddish brown coat and long tufted ears, inhabiting northern Africa and India. 2. the fur of this animal. [1750 60; < F, appar. Buffon s adaption of Turk karakulak lynx (kara… …   Universalium

  • caracal — noun A type of mountain cat, of genus Caracal, native to Southern Africa, Turkestan and India. Scientific name: Caracal caracal or Felis caracal …   Wiktionary

  • caracal — karakalas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Felis caracal angl. caracal; caracal lynx; desert lynx vok. Karakal; Wüstenluchs rus. азиатский каракал; каракал; степная рысь pranc. caracal ryšiai:… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • caracal lynx — karakalas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Felis caracal angl. caracal; caracal lynx; desert lynx vok. Karakal; Wüstenluchs rus. азиатский каракал; каракал; степная рысь pranc. caracal ryšiai:… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • caracal — noun Etymology: French, from Turkish karakulak, from kara black + kulak ear Date: 1760 a long legged reddish brown nocturnal cat (Felis caracal syn. Lynx caracal) of savannas in Africa and parts of Asia that has long pointed ears with a tuft of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • caracal — [ karəkal] noun a long legged lynx like cat with black tufted ears, native to Africa and western Asia. [Felis caracal.] Origin C19: from Fr. or Sp., from Turk. karakulak, from kara black + kulak ear …   English new terms dictionary

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