Definition of Domestic cat

1. Noun. Any domesticated member of the genus Felis.




Definition of Domestic cat

1. Noun. A domesticated cat, of the species ''Felis silvestris catus'' (commonly called ''Felis domesticus''), especially one kept as a pet. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Domestic Cat

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domestic cat (current term)
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Literary usage of Domestic cat

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1. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1890)
"The domestic cat is not identical with the Egyptian cat, and, therefore, if descended from ... 2), which in the domestic cat is long, slender, and tapering, ..."

2. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Skins of the Striped domestic cat, giving the "ticked" breed and a partially albino specimen. (Cf. Fig. 4 on Plate II.) Fig. д. — Skins of the European Wild ..."

3. The Cat: An Introduction to the Study of Backboned Animals, Especially Mammals by St. George Jackson Mivart (1900)
"Our domestic cat seems to have come to us (like our other domestic animals) from the East, and is probably a descendant of the old domestic cat of Egypt, ..."

4. The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals by Charles Darwin (1896)
"In India the domestic cat, according to Mr. Blyth, has crossed with four Indian species. With respect to one of these species, ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1833)
"The disposition and habits of the domestic cat до familiar to all, and need not be dwelt upon here. It hts never evinced that devotion to man which ..."

6. The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication by Charles Darwin (1899)
"In Algiers the domestic cat has crossed with the wild cat (F. lybica) of that country.91 In South Africa as Mr. E. Layard informs me, the domestic: cat ..."

7. The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication by Charles Darwin (1887)
"In Algiers the domestic cat has crossed with the wild cat (F. lybica) of that country.91 In South Africa as Mr. E. Layard informs me, the domestic cat ..."

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