Definition of jungle cat in English:

jungle cat

Line breaks: jun¦gle cat

noun

  • A small wild cat that has a yellowish or greyish coat with dark markings on the legs and tail, living in dry forests from Egypt to SE Asia.
    • Felis chaus, family Felidae
    More 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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