Definition of Felis catus
1. Noun. Any domesticated member of the genus Felis.
Generic synonyms: Domestic Animal, Domesticated Animal, Cat, True Cat
Group relationships: Felis, Genus Felis, Clowder
Specialized synonyms: Kitty, Kitty-cat, Puss, Pussy, Pussycat, Mouser, Alley Cat, Tom, Tomcat, Queen, Tabby, Tabby, Tabby Cat, Tiger Cat, Calico Cat, Tortoiseshell, Tortoiseshell-cat, Persian Cat, Angora, Angora Cat, Siamese, Siamese Cat, Burmese Cat, Egyptian Cat, Maltese, Maltese Cat, Abyssinian, Abyssinian Cat, Manx, Manx Cat
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Felis Catus
Literary usage of Felis catus
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1. The Wild Cat of Europe (Felix Catus) by Edward Hamilton (1896)
"The Pleistocene Cats: felis catus magna and felis catus minuta of ... felis catus ferus, the mixed breed, between the above and the Domestic Cat: the Wild ..."
2. A History of British Fossil Mammals, and Birds by Richard Owen (1846)
"The most authentic specimens of the felis catus, in relation to their antiquity, which appear yet to have been obtained from British localities, ..."
3. Catalogue of Carnivorous, Pachydermatous, and Edentate Mammalia in the by John Edward Gray (1869)
"... but it is a very distinct and well-marked species. tttttttt European Clouded Cats.. felis catus. BM felis catus, Linn.; Grog, PZS 1867, p. 274. ..."
4. Catalogue of the Hunterian Collection in the Museum of the Royal College of by Museum, Royal College of Surgeons in London (1831)
"felis catus—Lin : 372. Skull of a Cat. felis catus. 373. Skull of a Cat. felis catus. Hunterian. Presented by W. Clift, 1821. Presented by the late H. Cline ..."
5. Psychology for Teachers by Conwy Lloyd Morgan (1906)
"felis catus. Zoologically the term " genus " is by common consent restricted to the group Felis, the term " species" to the " felis catus," comprising wild ..."