cat-o'-mountain

[ kat-uh-moun-tn ]
/ ˌkæt əˈmaʊn tn /

noun


Nearby words

  1. cat-built,
  2. cat-cry syndrome,
  3. cat-eyed,
  4. cat-foot,
  5. cat-harpin,
  6. cat-o'-nine-tails,
  7. cat-scratch disease,
  8. cat-scratch fever,
  9. cat-tail,
  10. cat-train

catamountain

or cat-o'-moun·tain

[ kat-uh-moun-tn ]
/ ˌkæt əˈmaʊn tn /

noun

a wild animal of the cat family, as the European wildcat, the leopard, or panther.

Origin of catamountain

1400–50; variant of cat o' mountain, late Middle English cat of the mountaine

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British Dictionary definitions for cat-o'-mountain

cat-o'-mountain

noun

another name for catamount
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