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Noun: Bengal  ben'gaal or ben'gol [N. Amer], ben'gol [Brit]
  1. A region whose eastern part is now Bangladesh and whose western part is included in India
  2. A domesticated spotted cat breed, a hybrid of domestic cats and the Asian leopard cat
    - Bengal cat

Derived forms: Bengals

Type of: cat, domestic cat, Felis catus, Felis domesticus, geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, house cat, kitty [informal], kitty-cat [informal], mog [Brit, informal], moggie [Brit, informal], moggy [Brit, informal], puss [informal], pussy [informal], pussycat [informal]

Encyclopedia: Bengal, Missouri