1843, in the meaning defined above
Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl tlahcomiztli, from tlahco half + miztli mountain lion
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“Cacomistle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cacomistle. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.
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