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oc·e·lot

 (ŏs′ə-lŏt′, ō′sə-)
n.
A nocturnal wildcat (Leopardus pardalis) of brush and woodland from southwest North America to central South America, having a grayish or yellow coat with black spots.

[French, from Nahuatl ocelotl.]

ocelot

(ˈɒsɪˌlɒt; ˈəʊ-)
n
(Animals) a feline mammal, Felis pardalis, inhabiting the forests of Central and South America and having a dark-spotted buff-brown coat
[C18: via French from Nahuatl ocelotl jaguar]

oc•e•lot

(ˈɒs əˌlɒt, ˈoʊ sə-)

n.
a spotted wildcat, Felis pardalis, ranging from Texas through South America.
[1765–75; < French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ocelot - nocturnal wildcat of Central America and South America having a dark-spotted buff-brown coatocelot - nocturnal wildcat of Central America and South America having a dark-spotted buff-brown coat
Felis, genus Felis - type genus of the Felidae: true cats and most wildcats
wildcat - any small or medium-sized cat resembling the domestic cat and living in the wild
Translations
oselotti
ocelot

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ocelot

[ˈɒsɪˌlɒt] nocelot m inv
References in classic literature ?
She was wearing a slimpsy sort of garment wrapped around her that wasn't cloth but ocelot skins, soft and dappled, and silky.
TABLE 1--Characteristics (a) of microhabitat for 93 locations of ocelots (Leapardus pardalis) and 93 locations of bobcats (Lynx rufas) by type of cover on Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, Cameron County, Texas, June 1996-June 1997.
1997), 25 mm dry diameter was chosen as an arbitrary breaking point large enough so that it was beyond the range of most fox and ocelots.
Ocelots have been on the endangered species list of the U.
Caption: Above: The Rio Grande River; right: Only around 50 ocelots remain in the U.
Unlike housecats, which can produce litters of four to six kittens several times each year, ocelots typically only produce one kitten-- occasionally two--every one and a half to two years.
Ocelots (Leopardus pardalis) are critically endangered in the United States, with <50 individuals thought to remain in two isolated populations in the southern tip of Texas (United States Fish and Wildlife Service, in litt.
The 200 Ocelots for the Light Protected Patrol Vehicles programme will also be the first British military vehicle to accommodate the MoD's new Generic Vehicle Architecture requirements.
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Some mammals such as Ocelots in Central America tended to have larger home range in dry season (Dillon & Kelly 2008).