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cat–a–mountain

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noun cat–a–moun·tain \ˌka-tə-ˈmau̇n-tən\

Definition of cat–a–mountain

  1. :  any of various wild cats



Origin of cat–a–mountain

Middle English cat of the mountaine


First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with cat–a–mountain


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