What does ocelot mean?

ocelot meaning in General Dictionary

nocturnal wildcat of Central The united states and south usa having a dark-spotted buff-brown coat

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  • An American feline carnivore Felis pardalis It varies from Southwestern united states of america to Patagonia It is covered with blackish ocellated places and blotches that are variously organized The ground shade varies from reddish-gray to tawny yellow
  • An American feline carnivore (Felis pardalis). It ranges from the Southwestern US to Patagonia. It's covered with blackish ocellated spots and blotches, which are variously arranged. The ground shade varies from reddish gray to tawny-yellow.

ocelot meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"large wildcat of Central and south usa," 1775, from French ocelot, a word created by French naturalist Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon (1707-1788), from Nahuatl (Aztecan) ocelotl "jaguar" (completely tlalocelotl, a compound created with tlalli "field").


ocelot - French to English

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ocelot meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) An American feline carnivore (Felis pardalis). It varies from the Southwestern United States to Patagonia. Its covered with blackish ocellated spots and blotches, that are variously arranged. The floor color differs from reddish gray to tawny yellow.


Sentence Examples with the word ocelot

Aside from its origin, the fauna of Mexico includes at least five species of monkey, the jaguar, puma, ocelot (Felis pardalis), wolf, coyote, lynx, badger, otter (Lutra felina), beaver, muskrat, bear, raccoon (Procyon), coati (Nasua), tapir, two species of peccary (Dicotyles torquatus and D.

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