ETYM French tabis (cf. Italian tabě, Spanish and Portu. tabí, Late Lat. attabi), from Arabic attâbî, properly the name of a quarter of Bagdad where it was made, the quarter being named from the prince Attab, great grandson of Omeyya. Related to Tobine.
1. A cat with a gray or tawny coat mottled with black; SYN. tabby cat.
2. Female cat; SYN. queen.
Plain-woven silk taffeta fabric.
Sinonimi: Felis tigrina
1. A cat having a striped coat.
2. Medium-sized wildcat of Central and South America having a dark-striped coat; SYN. Felis tigrina.