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Meaning of "ocicat" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD OCICAT

From oc(elot) + -i- + cat.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF OCICAT

ocicat  [ˈɒsɪˌkæt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OCICAT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ocicat is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OCICAT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

ocicat

Ocicat

The Ocicat is an all-domestic breed of cat which resembles a wild cat but has no wild DNA in its gene pool. The breed is unusual in that it is spotted like a wild cat but has the temperament of a domestic animal. It is named for its resemblance to the ocelot. The breed was established from Siamese and Abyssinian stock; later, American Shorthairs were added to the mix and gave the breed their silver color, bone structure and distinct markings.

Definition of ocicat in the English dictionary

The definition of ocicat in the dictionary is a breed of large short-haired cat with a spotted coat.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OCICAT


alleycat
ˈælɪˌkæt
bearcat
ˈbɛəˌkæt
bobcat
ˈbɒbˌkæt
copycat
ˈkɒpɪˌkæt
fraidy-cat
ˈfreɪdɪˌkæt
hellcat
ˈhɛlˌkæt
hepcat
ˈhɛpˌkæt
LOLcat
ˈlɒlˌkæt
Magnificat
mæɡˈnɪfɪˌkæt
meerkat
ˈmɪəˌkæt
mudcat
ˈmʌdˌkæt
polecat
ˈpəʊlˌkæt
pussycat
ˈpʊsɪˌkæt
ramcat
ˈræmˌkæt
rooikat
ˈrɔɪˌkæt
scaredy-cat
ˈskɛədɪˌkæt
she-cat
ˈʃiːˌkæt
Sno-Cat
ˈsnəʊˌkæt
top-cat
ˈtɒpˌkæt
wildcat
ˈwaɪldˌkæt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OCICAT

ochraceous
ochre
ochrea
ochreae
ochreous
ochrey
ochroid
ochroleucous
ochrous
ochry
Ockeghem
Ockenheim
ocker
ockerism
Ockham
Ockham´s razor
ockodols
ocotillo
OCR
ocrea

WORDS THAT END LIKE OCICAT

alley cat
bell the cat
big cat
cat
Cheshire cat
ducat
fat cat
mercat
muscat
Norwegian forest cat
requiescat
scat
Siamese cat
snowcat
supplicat
tabby cat
tiger cat
tomcat
top cat
white cat

Synonyms and antonyms of ocicat in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ocicat» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OCICAT

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The translations of ocicat from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ocicat» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

ocicat
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ocicat
570 millions of speakers

English

ocicat
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Ocicat
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ocicat
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Окикат
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ocicat
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ocicat
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ocicat
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ocicat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ocicat
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

オシキャット
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

ocicat
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ocicat
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ocicat
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ocicat
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओसीकाट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ocicat
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Ocicat
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Ocicat
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Окікат
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ocicat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Ocicat
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Ocicat
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ocicat
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Ocicat
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ocicat

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OCICAT»

The term «ocicat» is quite widely used and occupies the 54.308 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OCICAT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «ocicat» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «ocicat» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ocicat

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OCICAT»

Discover the use of ocicat in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ocicat and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Ocicat
Discusses the history, development, habits, and care of the Ocicat, a domestic cat breed known for its wild appearance and pleasant personality. Includes photo diagram and general facts about cats.
Joanne Mattern, 2002
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Ocicat Cats
An introduction to the origins, physical characteristics, and behavior of Ocicats, with information on the choosing and care of an Ocicat kitten.
Julie Murray, 2002
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Ocicat
The Ocicat was developed accidentally in 1964. A breeder from Michigan named Virginia Daly was trying to create an Abyssinian-pointed Siamese cat. She bred a Siamese with an Abyssinian. The litter contained a male kitten with gold spots.
Julie Murray, 2010
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The Guide to Owning an Ocicat
It seems to be part of human nature to want to exist with the wild and exotic.
Bill McKee, 2001
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A Guide to Cat Breeds and Cat Care
Perhaps you would care to consider something a little bit different: Ocicat The Ocicat were named after the Ocelot wildcat that is found from southwestern Texas south to northern Argentina. The Ocicat, however, does not have any Ocelot blood ...
Louise Montgomery
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About cats:
Home | Up | Next Sleeping Ocicat The Ocicat is a new and still-rare breed of cat which has spots resembling a 'wild' cat and the temperament of a domestic animal, named for its resemblance to the ocelot. Despite its appearance, there is no ...
Nicolae Sfetcu, 2014
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Cat Lover's Daily Companion
The Ocicat came about by a Michigan breeder's accident. Characteristics: The Ocicat's fur is heavily ticked, with several distinct bands of color. Ocicats have a forehead M and theirtail ends in a dark tip. Although the original Ocicats had brown ...
Kristen Hampshire, Iris Bass, Lori Paximadis, 2009
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Cat:
A Look At the Fascinating Ocicat Have you always been an admirer of the beautiful and dangerous leopards and ocelots? While these spottedbig catscan be lethal pets, thereis a domesticated cat with the same exotic appearance, the Ocicat.
Josephine Ellis, 2014
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Ocicats
In 2004 Ocicat Moirai Wedjat won the “Best of the Best” prize at a CFA show at Madison Square Garden in New York. Ocicats began appearing at cat shows in the late 1960s. The International Cat Association (TICA) officially recognized the  ...
Joanne Mattern, 2011
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Apple Box Boy: Slices of Life
OCICAT. 2004. She was asleep and both cats were perched on her blanket- covered hip. They had stacked themselves on top of each other and were simultaneously turning their heads from side to side, like those plastic wall clocks with the ...
James D. Heintz, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OCICAT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ocicat is used in the context of the following news items.
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Feline Could Set Cat Lovers Back $22K
Creating a Savannah starts by cross-breeding the following domestic cats: the Egyptian Mau, Oriental Shorthair, Ocicat and Domestic Short ... «myCentralOregon.com, Jun 15»
2
How fancy cats evolved: The science of our most adorable pets
Second-, third-, and fourth-order hybridizations begun with Siamese hybrids and other breeds include the Ragamuffin, Ocicat, and California ... «Salon, May 15»
3
Soapbox: Animals can give hope to humans
You will meet Homer, an Ocicat who has been coming to the libraries for 13 years. You will also meet Henry, a Havana Brown, who delights ... «The Coloradoan, May 15»
4
The Fastest and Most Athletic Cat Breeds on the Planet
The Ocicat was built for speed and agility: His frame is large, solid and muscular, and he was bred from Abyssinians, Siamese and American ... «Care2.com, Feb 15»
5
Cat show by club
Foreign and local exhi-bitors will be participating. Breeds will include Persian, Ocicat, British Shorthair, Ragdoll, Bengal, Burmese, Selkirk Rex, ... «Times of Malta, Jan 15»
6
Show attracts cat lovers in Southwest Florida
Nikki, a 9-month-old ocicat, watched intently as his owner Hannah Infantolino waved a stick with fuzzy feathers attached to it. Infantolino teased ... «The News-Press, Nov 14»
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Get to Know the Siamese: A Long, Lean Singing Machine
... the Balinese (a long-haired Siamese), Havana Brown, Tonkinese, Burmese, Himalayan, Snowshoe, and even the Savannah and the Ocicat. «Catster, Oct 14»
8
Valentina Fine Foods Prepares For 'Grand Opening' In Chiswick
You can watch the story about the family on this video by Chiswick-based company Ocicat in which founder Bruno Zoccola describes how his ... «ChiswickW4.com, Sep 14»
9
Your what's on guide
The Ocicat Club's 8th Championship Show, Ettington Community Centre, Ettington, from 1pm, adults £2 senior citizens and children £1, ... «Warwick Courier, Sep 14»
10
Cat that can steal dog-lovers' hearts
If there's one kind of cat which can turn dog-lovers into cat fanciers, it's the ocicat. Ocicats have a similar temperaments to dogs and some can ... «The Southland Times, Aug 14»

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