cat-a-mountain

noun
cat-a-moun·​tain | \ ˌka-tə-ˈmau̇n-tᵊn How to pronounce cat-a-mountain (audio) \

Definition of cat-a-mountain

: any of various wild cats

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First Known Use of cat-a-mountain

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cat-a-mountain

Middle English cat of the mountaine

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The first known use of cat-a-mountain was in the 15th century

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“Cat-a-mountain.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cat-a-mountain. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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