|1.||of, relating to, or belonging to the Felidae, a family of predatory mammals, including cats, lions, leopards, and cheetahs, typically having a round head and retractile claws: order Carnivora (carnivores)|
|2.||resembling or suggestive of a cat, esp in stealth or grace|
|3.||any animal belonging to the family Felidae; a cat|
|[C17: from Latin fēlīnus, from fēlēs cat]|
|feline (fē'līn') Pronunciation Key
Characteristic of or resembling felids.