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wildcat

Pronunciation: /ˈwaɪldkæt/

Translation of wildcat in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural wildcats or , wildcat)

  • 1 1.1 (European) gato (masculine) montés
    Example sentences
    • Over the years, Owen Newman and I had filmed cheetahs, lions, leopards, African wildcats and servals (for the first ever film of them) but never caracals.
    • Since Dolly's creation in 1996 a variety of other animals have been duplicated, including a caracal cat and an African wildcat.
    • Dresser's team is fine-tuning the cloning of small cats like the African wildcat, as well as the largest: tigers.
    1.2 (bobcat) (especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) lince (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • A highly adaptable wildcat of North America, the Bobcat has managed to survive in healthy numbers in a variety of habitats, consuming a diverse spectrum of prey, in both wild and inhabited regions.
    • Though more tolerant of people than many other wildcats, bobcats tend to avoid large cultivated areas.
  • 2 (woman) fiera (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • I think she played the boss' daughter and Kevin liked her but she was a real wildcat.
    • I soon found out she was not a kid. She was a regular little wildcat.
  • 3 (oil well) pozo (masculine) de exploración
    Example sentences
    • Peak exploration was in 1985 when 184 wildcats were drilled.

adjective/adjetivo

(before noun, no comparative/delante del nombre, sin comparativo)

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