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tiger cat (plural tiger cats)

  1. Leopardus tigrinus (oncilla).
  2. A margay.
  3. An ocelot.
  4. A serval.
  5. (Australia) The tiger quoll, Dasyurus maculatus. [from 19th c.]
    • 2001, Richard Flanagan, Gould's Book of Fish, Vintage, published 2016, page 392:
      A capacious room [] slowly appeared around me, large enough to accommodate perhaps twenty people, though presently home only to two potaroos & one tiger cat which had scampered out after I entered.
  6. (Canadian football) A member of the Canadian Football League's Hamilton Tiger-Cats (rendered as Tiger-Cat).

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