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fe·line

 (fē′līn′)
adj.
1. Of or belonging to the family Felidae, which includes the lions, tigers, jaguars, and wild and domestic cats; felid.
2. Suggestive of a cat, as in suppleness or stealthiness.
n.
An animal of the family Felidae.

[Latin fēlīnus or Late Latin fēlīneus, both from Latin fēlēs, cat.]

fe′line′ly adv.
fe′line′ness, fe·lin′i·ty (fĭ-lĭn′ĭ-tē) n.

feline

(ˈfiːlaɪn)
adj
1. (Animals) of, relating to, or belonging to the Felidae, a family of predatory mammals, including cats, lions, leopards, and cheetahs, typically having a round head and retractile claws: order Carnivora (carnivores)
2. resembling or suggestive of a cat, esp in stealth or grace
n
(Zoology) any animal belonging to the family Felidae; a cat
[C17: from Latin fēlīnus, from fēlēs cat]
ˈfelinely adv
ˈfelineness, felinity n

fe•line

(ˈfi laɪn)

adj.
1. belonging or pertaining to the cat family, Felidae.
2. catlike; characteristic of animals of the cat family: feline agility.
3. sly, stealthy, or treacherous.
n.
4. an animal of the cat family; cat.
[1675–85; < Latin fēl(ēs) (see felid) + -ine1; compare Late Latin fēlīneus of a wild cat]
fe′line•ly, adv.
fe′line•ness, fe•lin•i•ty (fɪˈlɪn ɪ ti) n.

fe·line

(fē′līn′)
Adjective
Of or belonging to the family of meat-eating mammals that includes the lions, tigers, leopards, and other cats.
Noun
An animal belonging to this family.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.feline - any of various lithe-bodied roundheaded fissiped mammals, many with retractile clawsfeline - any of various lithe-bodied roundheaded fissiped mammals, many with retractile claws
carnivore - a terrestrial or aquatic flesh-eating mammal; "terrestrial carnivores have four or five clawed digits on each limb"
family Felidae, Felidae - cats; wildcats; lions; leopards; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers
cat, true cat - feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats
big cat, cat - any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild
paw - a clawed foot of an animal especially a quadruped
Adj.1.feline - of or relating to cats; "feline fur"

feline

adjective
1. catlike, leonine a black, furry, feline creature
2. graceful, flowing, smooth, elegant, sleek, slinky, sinuous, stealthy He moves with feline pace.

feline

adjective
So slow, deliberate, and secret as to escape observation:
Translations
سِنَّوْري، قِطِّي
kočkovitý
katte-katteagtig
kissakissaeläinkissamainen
kattar-
kaķa-
katachtig
mačkovitý
kedi gibi

feline

[ˈfiːlaɪn]
A. ADJfelino
B. Nfelino m

feline

[ˈfiːlaɪn]
adj [animal] → félin(e)
(= catlike) [eyes, features] → de félin; [grace] → félin(e)
n (= cat) → félin m

feline

adj (lit)Katzen-; speciesder Katzen; (fig) grace, supplenesskatzenartig, katzenhaft; feline eyesKatzenaugen pl
nKatze f

feline

[ˈfiːlaɪn] adjfelino/a

feline

(ˈfiːlӕin) adjective
of or like a cat. a feline appearance.

fe·line

a. felino-a, rel. a la familia de los gatos o con características semejantes a estos.
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