Definition of jungle cat in English:

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jungle cat


A small wildcat that has a yellowish or grayish coat with dark markings on the legs and tail, living in dry forests from Egypt to Southeast Asia.
  • Felis chaus, family Felidae.
Example sentences
  • I also saw a sandy colored cat with long legs and a short tail that I think was a jungle cat.
  • If you're going to go after a member of the cat family, please try to make it a jungle cat or some other sort of larger member of the feline family.
  • Yes, Carmel told herself, he looks like a young jungle cat, proud and cruel amidst a throng of deer ripe for his taking.

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Syllabification: jun·gle cat

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