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Felidae

[′fel·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The cats and saber-toothed cats, a family of mammals in the superfamily Feloidea.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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