palm cat

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n palm cat spotted or striped arboreal civet of southeast Asia and East Indies
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Palm cat (Zoöl) the common paradoxure.
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Usage

In literature:

I do not recollect seeing cats do the same, though they will go into the woods to eat Tucuma, another kind of palm fruit.
"At Last" by Charles Kingsley
Then the cat butted that dark palm, batted at it playfully with claw-sheathed paw.
"Voodoo Planet" by Andrew North
Bear Cat dropped into a chair and covered his eyes with trembling palms.
"When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry" by Charles Neville Buck
Upon my right palm, branded as by a hot iron, was the Sign of the Cat's-paw!
"The Lady in the Car" by William Le Queux
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In news:

Sago Palms, or Cycas revoluta, are very pretty as a landscaping plant, but they are VERY poisonous to dogs, cats, and humans.
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. Tanya Petrovna doesn't mind when friends call her the crazy cat lady.
In this undated photo released by the Palm Springs Police Department shows a minivan that was attacked by four Pitt bull terriers trying to get a stray cat by flattening the vehicle's tire and chewed away big chunks of the fender and bumper.
I proposed to the owner that she host a workshop on reading cats' paws the day after my reading for Opening Palms at the bookstore up the block.
Sago Palms, or Cycas revoluta, are very pretty as a landscaping plant, but they are VERY poisonous to dogs, cats, and humans.
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