jungle cat
noun Date: 1877 a small grayish to tawny cat (Felis chaus) found from northern Africa to Asia and having a black-tipped tail and tufted ears; broadly a wild cat (as a leopard) of tropical regions

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  • Jungle cat — Jungle Jun gle (j[u^][ng] g l), n. [Hind. jangal desert, forest, jungle; Skr. ja[.n]gala desert.] 1. A dense growth of brushwood, grasses, reeds, vines, etc.; an almost impenetrable thicket of trees, canes, and reedy vegetation, as in India,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jungle Cat — Taxobox name = Jungle CatMSW3 Wozencraft | pages = 535] status = LC trend = down status system = iucn3.1 status ref =IUCN2006|assessors=Cat Specialist Group|year=2002|id=8540|title=Felis chaus|downloaded=5 May 2006 Database entry includes… …   Wikipedia

  • jungle cat — nendrinė katė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Felis chaus angl. chaus; jungle cat vok. Chaus; Dschungelkatze; Katzenluchs; Luchskatze; Rohrkatze; Sumpfluchs rus. болотная рысь; камышовая кошка; хаус… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • jungle cat — type of wild cat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jungle cat — noun small Asiatic wildcat • Syn: ↑Felis chaus • Hypernyms: ↑wildcat • Member Holonyms: ↑Felis, ↑genus Felis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jungle — usually refers to a dense forest in a hot climate, such as a tropical rainforest. The word Jungle originates from the Sanskrit word Jangala which means a desert or uncultivated land [http://www.answers.com/topic/jungle?cat=technology] . The term… …   Wikipedia

  • Jungle — Jun gle (j[u^][ng] g l), n. [Hind. jangal desert, forest, jungle; Skr. ja[.n]gala desert.] 1. A dense growth of brushwood, grasses, reeds, vines, etc.; an almost impenetrable thicket of trees, canes, and reedy vegetation, as in India, Africa,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jungle bear — Jungle Jun gle (j[u^][ng] g l), n. [Hind. jangal desert, forest, jungle; Skr. ja[.n]gala desert.] 1. A dense growth of brushwood, grasses, reeds, vines, etc.; an almost impenetrable thicket of trees, canes, and reedy vegetation, as in India,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jungle cock — Jungle Jun gle (j[u^][ng] g l), n. [Hind. jangal desert, forest, jungle; Skr. ja[.n]gala desert.] 1. A dense growth of brushwood, grasses, reeds, vines, etc.; an almost impenetrable thicket of trees, canes, and reedy vegetation, as in India,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jungle fowl — Jungle Jun gle (j[u^][ng] g l), n. [Hind. jangal desert, forest, jungle; Skr. ja[.n]gala desert.] 1. A dense growth of brushwood, grasses, reeds, vines, etc.; an almost impenetrable thicket of trees, canes, and reedy vegetation, as in India,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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