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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fe·lis prop. n.  Zool. A genus of mostly small carnivorous mammals, including the domestic cat, puma, ocelot, and margay, which share the inability to roar due to bone structure in the larynx.  The lion, tiger, and other large roaring cats were once included in Felis but are now assigned to the genus Panthera.  The lynx (Felis lynx) is also called Lynx lynx.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : type genus of the Felidae: true cats and most wildcats [syn:
           genus Felis]