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English definition of “cat”

cat

noun [C]     /kæt/
A1 a small animal with fur, four legs, a tail, and claws, usually kept as a pet or for catching mice Felines (cats) any member of the group of animals similar to the cat, such as the lion: the cat family → See also big cat
(Definition of cat noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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