Definition of leopard cat in English:

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leopard cat

noun

A small eastern Asian wild cat that has a yellowish-brown coat with black spots and often lives near water.
  • Felis bengalensis, family Felidae.
Example sentences
  • The Asian leopard cat lineage consisted of the Asian leopard cat, flat-headed cat, fishing cat, and rusty-spotted cat.
  • Rangers said afterwards they believed the animal was a leopard cat, barking deer, wild pig or a stray cow - all indigenous animals in Hong Kong's rural areas, the South China Morning Post reported.
  • Mill, whose surname was Sugden at the time, bought an Asian leopard cat in 1963 when they could still be acquired at some pet shops.

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Syllabification: leop·ard cat

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