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ocelot

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Noun
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oc=e=lot

CIDE DICTIONARY

ocelotn. [Mexican ocelotl.].
     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]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ocelot, n.
1 a medium-sized cat, Felis pardalis, native to S. and Central America, having a deep yellow or orange coat with black striped and spotted markings.
2 its fur.

Etymology
F f. Nahuatl ocelotl jaguar

THESAURUS

ocelot

Dalmatian, Leo, Siberian tiger, antigorite, bobcat, butterfly, candy cane, cat-a-mountain, catamount, chameleon, cheetah, chrysotile, confetti, cougar, crazy quilt, firedog, harlequin, iris, jaguar, leopard, lion, lynx, mackerel, mackerel sky, marble, marbled paper, moire, mother-of-pearl, mountain lion, nacre, opal, ophite, painter, panther, patchwork quilt, peacock, puma, rainbow, serpentine, serpentine marble, shot silk, simba, spectrum, tiger, tortoise shell, wildcat, zebra

ROGET THESAURUS

ocelot

Variegation

N variegation, colors, dichroism, trichroism, iridescence, play of colors, polychrome, maculation, spottiness, striae, spectrum, rainbow, iris, tulip, peacock, chameleon, butterfly, tortoise shell, mackerel, mackerel sky, zebra, leopard, cheetah, nacre, ocelot, ophite, mother-of-pearl, opal, marble, check, plaid, tartan, patchwork, marquetry-, parquetry, mosaic, tesserae, strigae, chessboard, checkers, chequers, harlequin, Joseph's coat, tricolor, variegated, many-colored, many-hued, divers-colored, party- colored, dichromatic, polychromatic, bicolor, tricolor, versicolor, of all the colors of the rainbow, of all manner of colors, kaleidoscopic, iridescent, opaline, opalescent, prismatic, nacreous, pearly, shot, gorge de pigeon, chatoyant, irisated, pavonine, pied, piebald, motley, mottled, marbled, pepper and salt, paned, dappled, clouded, cymophanous, mosaic, tesselated, plaid, tortoise shell, spotted, spotty, punctated, powdered, speckled, freckled, flea-bitten, studded, flecked, fleckered, striated, barred, veined, brinded, brindled, tabby, watered, grizzled, listed, embroidered, daedal, naevose, stipiform, strigose, striolate, (iii) PERCEPTIONS OF LIGHT.


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