Definición de feline en inglés:

feline

Saltos de línea: fe¦line
Pronunciación: /ˈfiːlʌɪn
 
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adjetivo

1Relating to or affecting cats or other members of the cat family: feline leukaemia
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  • Having just recently lost a very favourite feline member of our household, the title caught my eye immediately.
  • And the feline family ‘plays’ with its food before eating it, taunting and chasing their prey.
  • My cat, being a fully paid-up member of the fastidious feline world, now refuses to eat anything else.
1.1Resembling or suggestive of a cat: he moved with feline grace
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  • Unafraid and unhurried, the great black beast padded silently down the centre of the trail, not quite a cat but a fluid feline shape.
  • There were two eyes, oval in shape and quite feline in their appearance, riding above a long, thin, pointed nose.
  • She had four legs with large clawed paws beneath her white-furred feline shape.
Sinónimos
graceful, sleek, sinuous, slinky, sensual;
stealthy

sustantivo

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A cat or other member of the cat family.
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  • But except for the Florida felines, as far as one can tell, wild cougars no longer live east of the Mississippi.
  • Large felines like the bobcat and lynx don't have this physical feature, but the cougar does.
  • She specialized in felines; from the alley cat to the Siberian Tiger.
Sinónimos
cat, domestic cat, wild cat, alley cat, kitten;
informal puss, pussy, pussy cat
British informal moggie, mog
archaic grimalkin

Origen

late 17th century: from Latin felinus, from feles 'cat'.

Derivativos

felinity

Pronunciación: /fɪˈlɪnɪti/
sustantivo
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  • She smiled in satisfaction and walked with an uncanny felinity, calling out.
  • She very nearly made Edie feel inadequate by the sheer felinity of her movements, by the sensuous grace of her silent prowl, the lively flicks of her tail.

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