serval

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French serval, from Portuguese cerval (Iberian lynx), from Latin lupus (wolf) cervarius (pertaining to a stag) (wolf that hunts the stag), cervus (deer, stag).

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serval (plural servals)

  1. A medium-sized African wild cat, Leptailurus serval, formerly Felis serval.

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin serval.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛr.vɑl/
  • Hyphenation: ser‧val

Noun[edit]

serval m (plural servals)

  1. serval, Leptailurus serval
    Synonym: woestijnlynx

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Portuguese[edit]

serval

Etymology[edit]

From French serval, from Portuguese cerval (Iberian lynx), from Latin lupus (wolf) cervarius (pertaining to a stag) (wolf that hunts the stag), cervus (deer, stag).

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Noun[edit]

serval m (plural servais)

  1. serval (Leptailurus serval)