Definition of Egyptian cat
1. Noun. A domestic cat of Egypt.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Egyptian Cat
Literary usage of Egyptian cat
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 it, must have undergone modifications in the process. ..."
2. The Cat: An Introduction to the Study of Backboned Animals, Especially Mammals by St. George Jackson Mivart (1900)
"The female makes her nest in hollow trees and the clefts of rocks, and sometimes uses the deserted nest of some large bird. §. The egyptian cat (Fe/is ..."
3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1849)
"I have personally no doubt whatever that the animal on the reliefs seen the originals, but in addition to the re/erred to is an egyptian cat. ..."
4. Mostly Mammals, Zoological Essays by Richard Lydekker (1903)
"the former type of coloration, there seems full justification for regarding them as the descendants of the egyptian cat. Moreover, the tail of the latter is ..."
5. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1917)
"... and is slightly smaller than the egyptian cat. and selection lightened the color of the It may be supposed that careful crossing hair still further, ..."
6. The Life of Animals: The Mammals by Ernest Ingersoll (1907)
"Thus all the evidence points to the egyptian cat as at any rate the principal source of the house cat of Europe, and hence of America and the western world ..."