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feline


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Feline  \Fe"line\,  a.  [L.  felinus  fr  feles,  felis,  cat,  prob. 
  orig.,  the  fruitful:  cf  F.  f['e]lin.  See  {Fetus}.] 
  1.  (Zo["o]l.)  Catlike;  of  or  pertaining  to  the  genus  Felis, 
  or  family  {Felid[ae]};  as  the  feline  race;  feline 
  voracity. 
 
  2.  Characteristic  of  cats;  sly;  stealthy;  treacherous;  as  a 
  feline  nature;  feline  manners. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  feline 
  adj  :  of  or  relating  to  cats;  "feline  fur" 
  n  :  any  of  various  lithe-bodied  round-headed  fissiped  mammals 
  many  with  retractile  claws  [syn:  {felid}] 




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