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Noun: catamount  'ka-tu,mawnt
Usage: N. Amer
  1. Short-tailed wildcats with usually tufted ears; valued for their fur
    - lynx, catamountain [N. Amer]
  2. Large American feline resembling a lion
    - cougar [N. Amer], puma [Brit], mountain lion [N. Amer], painter [US], panther [N. Amer], Felis concolor, catamountain [N. Amer]

Derived forms: catamounts

Type of: wildcat

Part of: Felis, genus Felis, genus Lynx

Encyclopedia: Catamount, Massachusetts