leopard cat (English) [ IPA: ˈlepərd ˈkæt ASM: লিয়পাৰ্ড কেট]
Contributed by: Priyankoo (প্ৰিয়ংকু) on 2007-11-28
1. Animal(Common Noun) a small wild cat of Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent. There are eleven subspecies of Leopard Cat, classified according to their wide geographic dispersal. The Leopard Cat`s name is derived from the leopard-like spots prevalent in all subspecies, but its relation to the leopard is distant, as the leopard is a member of a different genus, Panthera.