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Meaning of OCELOT

Pronunciation:  'owsu`lât

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  nocturnal wildcat of Central and South America having a dark-spotted buff-brown coat

OCELOT is a 6 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: Felis pardalis, panther cat
 See Also: Felis, genus Felis, wildcat



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\O"ce*lot\, n. [Mexican ocelotl.] (Zo["o]l.)
An American feline carnivore ({Felis pardalis}). It ranges
from the Southwestern United States to Patagonia. It is
covered with blackish ocellated spots and blotches, which are
variously arranged. The ground color varies from reddish gray
to tawny yellow.

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