Felid definition

fēlĭd
Any animal of the cat family.
noun
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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.
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Feline.
adjective
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Any member of the cat family (Felidae)
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
felid
Plural:
felids

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