cat-o'-mountain

[kat-uh-moun-tn]

catamountain

or cat-o'-moun·tain

[kat-uh-moun-tn]
noun
  1. 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
  1. another name for catamount
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