pampas cat

noun

Definition of pampas cat

: a small wildcat (Felis pajeros) of Argentina and Patagonia that is yellowish gray with dark bands on the legs and tail and brownish stripes running obliquely from the back to the flanks

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for pampas cat

pampas from Spanish, plural of pampa

Learn More About pampas cat

Dictionary Entries Near pampas cat

Pampas

pampas cat

pampas deer

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for pampas cat

Cite this Entry

“Pampas cat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pampas%20cat. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!