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Domestic cat   /dəmˈɛstɪk kæt/   Listen
Domestic cat

Any domesticated member of the genus Felis.  Synonyms: Felis catus, Felis domesticus, house cat.

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"Domestic cat" Quotes from Famous Books

... the front door to admit a large yellow cat whom she addressed as "Mahoney," an appellation which, while not infrequently the family name of persons of Irish birth or descent, is of very seldom application to members of the domestic cat ...
— The Strange Adventures of Mr. Middleton • Wardon Allan Curtis

... of awkwardness and constraint fell on the company. Somehow there seemed an element of embarrassment in addressing on equal terms a domestic cat ...
— The Chronicles of Clovis • Saki

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