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Noun: house cat
  1. A domesticated cat, commonly kept as a pet
    - domestic cat, Felis domesticus, Felis catus, cat, kitty [informal], kitty-cat [informal], puss [informal], pussy [informal], pussycat [informal], moggie [Brit, informal], moggy [Brit, informal], mog [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: house cats

Type of: cat, domestic animal, domesticated animal, true cat

Part of: clowder, Felis, genus Felis

Encyclopedia: House cat