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1. feline

noun. ['ˈfiːˌlaɪn'] any of various lithe-bodied roundheaded fissiped mammals, many with retractile claws.

Synonyms

  • Felidae
  • family Felidae
  • paw
  • felid
  • big cat
  • cat
  • carnivore

Antonyms

  • man
  • woman

Etymology

  • felinus (Latin)
  • -inus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Feline

  • adeline
  • airline
  • alkaline
  • anticline
  • aol
  • apolline
  • arline
  • arlyne
  • ashline
  • axline
  • baseline
  • berkline
  • bistline
  • bloodline
  • boehnlein
  • borderline
  • brookline
  • byerlein
  • byline
  • capitoline

Example sentences of the word feline


1. Adjective
Although your feline friend can be diagnosed with hyperlipidemia, the condition is more prevalent in dogs.

2. Noun, singular or mass
If your feline suckles you, gently get up and leave her alone.

Quotes containing the word feline


1. MS. THOMPSON, it said in heavy block letters, PLEASE KEEP YOUR FELINE OFF MY PROPERTY. IF I SEE IT AGAIN, I WILL EAT IT*HOMPSON, it said in heavy block letters, PLEASE KEEP YOUR FELINE OFF MY PROPERTY. IF I SEE IT AGAIN, I WILL EAT IT.
*- Patricia Briggs, Moon Called


2. To err is human, to purr is feline.
- Robert Byrne, The 2,548 Best Things Anybody Ever Said

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