The definition of feline is an animal that belongs to the cat family, or has the characteristics of a cat.(adjective)
A feline is defined as an animal that belongs to the cat family.(noun)
An example of a feline is a lion.
See feline in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L felinus < feles, cat
See feline in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin fēlīnus
Origin: or Late Latin fēlīneus
Origin: , both from Latin fēlēs, cat.
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