Ocelot

O"ce*lot

(?), n. [Mexican ocelotl.] (Zol.) An American feline carnivore (Felis pardalis). It ranges from the Southwestern United States to Patagonia. It is covered with blackish ocellated spots and blotches, which are variously arranged. The ground color varies from reddish gray to tawny yellow.
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O"cher

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O"chre

} (?), n. [F. ocre, L. ochra, fr. Gr. , from () pale, pale yellow.] 1. (Min.) (a) A impure earthy ore of iron or a ferruginous clay, usually red (hematite) or yellow (limonite), -- used as a pigment in making paints, etc. The name is also applied to clays of other colors. (b) A metallic oxide occurring in earthy form; as, tungstic ocher or tungstite.
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2. The color of ocher{1}, varying around orange, from more yellowish to more reddish in tint.
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