felis pardalis


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ocelot \O"ce*lot\, n. [Mexican ocelotl.] (Zool.)
   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.
   [1913 Webster] Ocher
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