serval definition by Webster's New World
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serval definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A long-legged wildcat (Felis serval) of Africa, having a tawny coat with black spots and large erect ears without tufts.
Origin: French, from Portuguese (lobo) cerval, deerlike (wolf), lynx, from Late Latin cervālis, from Latin cervus, deer; see ker-1 in Indo-European roots.
Variant of serval