Definitions for ocelotˈɒs əˌlɒt, ˈoʊ sə-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
oc•e•lotˈɒs əˌlɒt, ˈoʊ sə-(n.)
a spotted wildcat, Felis pardalis, ranging from Texas through South America.
Origin of ocelot:
1765–75; < F
ocelot, panther cat, Felis pardalis(noun)
nocturnal wildcat of Central America and South America having a dark-spotted buff-brown coat
An American feline carnivore (Scientific name: Felis pardalis) covered with blackish ocellated spots and blotches which are variously arranged.
Origin: From ocelotl.