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Of, relating to, or designating the division or superfamily Aeluroidea of the mammalian order Carnivora, comprising the cat family Felidae and allied families; characteristic of this division or superfamily. Compare Arctoid.
A mammal of the division or superfamily Aeluroidea.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. From scientific Latin Aeluroidea, division or superfamily name from ancient Greek αἴλουρος cat + scientific Latin -oidea.
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