catamount


cat·a·mount

noun \ˈka-tə-ˌmant\

Definition of CATAMOUNT

:  any of various wild cats: as
a :  cougar 1
b :  lynx

Examples of CATAMOUNT

  1. <found the footprints of a catamount on the mountain trail>

Origin of CATAMOUNT

short for cat-a-mountain
First Known Use: 1664

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