leopard cat definition

  • noun:
    • A wild pet indigenous to Southeast Asia, Prionailurus bengalensis.
    • anybody of several types or varieties of small, spotted cats present in Africa, Southern Asia, and the East Indies; esp., Felis Bengalensis.
    • The American ocelot, Felis pardalis.
    • A wild cat of India, Ceylon, Java, and Sumatra, Felis bengalensis, about 3 foot long such as the end, of a tawny shade, white below, striped regarding the mind and straight back, spotted from the sides.
    • small spotted wildcat of southern Asia and Malaysia

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