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ˈfi laɪnfe·line

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. feline, felidadjective

    any of various lithe-bodied roundheaded fissiped mammals, many with retractile claws

  2. felineadjective

    of or relating to cats

    "feline fur"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Felineadjective

    catlike; of or pertaining to the genus Felis, or family Felidae; as, the feline race; feline voracity

    Etymology: [L. felinus, fr. feles, felis, cat, prob. orig., the fruitful: cf. F. flin. See Fetus.]

  2. Felineadjective

    characteristic of cats; sly; stealthy; treacherous; as, a feline nature; feline manners

    Etymology: [L. felinus, fr. feles, felis, cat, prob. orig., the fruitful: cf. F. flin. See Fetus.]


  1. Feline

    Feline was the seventh studio album by The Stranglers and was released in the new year of 1983. The first edition came with a free one-sided 7" single "Aural Sculpture Manifesto". Feline drew heavily on two of the dominant musical influences in Europe of the time, by using only acoustic guitars and electronic drums. Whilst Feline was critically acclaimed, it was not the commercial success it was hoped to be and fell way short of the previous studio album, La Folie. However, Feline peaked higher than La Folie in the UK Albums Chart. Although not especially well regarded in Britain, it brought them considerable success in the rest of Europe. There were three singles released from "Feline" - The first was "European Female" which reached No. 9 in the UK Singles Chart in January 1983, and was followed by a remixed 7" version of "Midnight Summer Dream" in March. The third and final single released was "Paradise" which reached No. 48 in the UK Chart.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Feline

    fē′līn, adj. pertaining to the cat or the cat kind: like a cat.—ns. Felin′ity; Fē′lis, the cats as a genus, the typical genus of family Fē′lidæ and subfamily Fēlī′næ. [L. felinusfelis, a cat.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of feline in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of feline in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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  1. Robert Byrne:

    To err is human, to purr is feline.

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