felid vs feline what difference

what is difference between felid and feline

English

Etymology

From New Latin Felidae, from felis (cat, feline).

Noun

felid (plural felids)

  1. (zoology) Any member of the cat family (Felidae).

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:feline

Translations

Further reading

  • felid at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • Fidel, Field, field, filed, flied

Scots

Etymology

From New Latin Felidae, from felis (cat, feline).

Noun

felid (plural felids)

  1. (zoology) felid


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfiːlaɪn/
  • Rhymes: -iːlaɪn

Etymology 1

From Latin fēlīnus, from fēlēs (wildcat, marten).

Adjective

feline (comparative more feline, superlative most feline)

  1. Of or pertaining to cats.
  2. catlike (resembling a cat)
Synonyms
  • catly
Translations

Etymology 2

Substantive use of the adjective feline, from Latin fēlīnus

Noun

feline (plural felines)

  1. (formal) A cat; member of the cat family Felidae.
Hyponyms
  • See also Thesaurus:feline
Translations

Related terms

  • feliform
  • felis
  • Felix
  • felinity
  • felinely

See also

  • canine
  • cattus
  • Felidae

Anagrams

  • feelin’, nelfie

Italian

Adjective

feline

  1. feminine plural of felino

Anagrams

  • fenile, nefeli

Latin

Adjective

fēlīne

  1. vocative masculine singular of fēlīnus

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [feˈline]

Noun

feline f

  1. indefinite plural of felină
  2. indefinite genitive/dative singular of felină

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