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noun, often attrib \ˈkat\

Medical Definition of CAT

:  a carnivorous mammal (Felis catus) long domesticated and kept as a pet or for catching rats and mice
:  any of a family (Felidae) of mammals including the domestic cat, lion, tiger, leopard, jaguar, cougar, wildcat, lynx, and cheetah
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