family Felidae

family Felidae
noun
cats; wildcats; lions; leopards; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers
Syn: ↑Felidae
Hypernyms: ↑mammal family
Member Holonyms: ↑Carnivora, ↑order Carnivora
Member Meronyms:

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  • Felidae — n. a natural family of lithe bodied round headed fissiped mammals, including the cats; wildcats; lions; leopards; cheetahs; and saber toothed tigers. Syn: family {Felidae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Felidae — For other uses, see Felidae (disambiguation). Felids[1] Temporal range: 25–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • Felidae — noun cats; wildcats; lions; leopards; cheetahs; saber toothed tigers • Syn: ↑family Felidae • Hypernyms: ↑mammal family • Member Holonyms: ↑Carnivora, ↑order Carnivora …   Useful english dictionary

  • Felidae (disambiguation) — Felidae usually refers to Felidae, the biological family of all cats.It can also be: * Felidae (novel), a novel by Akif Pirinçci * Felidae (film), a 1994 animated film based on the above novel …   Wikipedia

  • family — [fam′ə lē, fam′lē] n. pl. families [ME familie < L familia, household establishment, akin to famulus, servant < ? IE * dhe mo , house (< base * dhē : see DO1) > Sans dhāman, household] 1. Obs. all the people living in the same house;… …   English World dictionary

  • Felidae — A family of Carnivora embracing domestic and wild cats such as lions and tigers. [L. felis, cat] * * * Fe·li·dae fē lə .dē n pl a cosmopolitan family comprising lithe bodied carnivorous mammals (as the domestic cat, lion, tiger, lynx, and… …   Medical dictionary

  • felidae — n. cat family (Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mammal family — noun a family of mammals • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑Tachyglossidae, ↑family Tachyglossidae, ↑Ornithorhynchidae, ↑family Ornithorhynchidae, ↑Didelphidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cat family — noun : felidae * * * cat family, a family of carnivorous mammals including the domestic cat, the lion, tiger, jaguar, and the lynxes …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carnivora — Taxobox name = Carnivora fossil range = Paleocene to Recent image width = 190px image caption = American Badger regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia infraclassis = Eutheria superordo = Laurasiatheria ordo = Carnivora ordo… …   Wikipedia

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