Any animal of the cat family.
Any of various carnivorous mammals of the family Felidae, which includes the domesticated cat and big cats such as lions, tigers, panthers, lynxes, leopards, pumas, and cheetahs.
Other Word Forms
Origin of felid
- From New Latin Fēlidae family name from Fēlis type genus from Latin fēlēs cat
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition