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2 definitions found
 for Leopard cat
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Leopard \Leop"ard\ (l[e^]p"[~e]rd), n. [OE. leopart, leparde,
     lebarde, libbard, OF. leopard, liepart, F. l['e]opard, L.
     leopardus, fr. Gr. leo`pardos; le`wn lion + pa`rdos pard. See
     Lion, and Pard.] (Zool.)
     A large, savage, carnivorous mammal ({Felis leopardus). It
     is of a yellow or fawn color, with rings or roselike clusters
     of black spots along the back and sides. It is found in
     Southern Asia and Africa. By some the panther ({Felis
     pardus) is regarded as a variety of leopard.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Hunting leopard. See Cheetah. 
  
     Leopard cat (Zool.) any one of several species or varieties
        of small, spotted cats found in Africa, Southern Asia, and
        the East Indies; esp., Felis Bengalensis.
  
     Leopard marmot. See Gopher, 2.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  leopard cat
      n 1: small spotted wildcat of southern Asia and Malaysia [syn:
           leopard cat, Felis bengalensis]

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