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bobcat

noun bob·cat \ˈbäb-ˌkat\

: a kind of large wild cat that has a short tail and that lives in North America

Full Definition of BOBCAT

:  a common North American lynx (Lynx rufus) reddish in base color with dark markings

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Origin of BOBCAT

4bob; from the stubby tail
First Known Use: 1864

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