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catamount definition

  • noun:
    • See hill lion.
    • A wild pet for the family Felidae, specifically cougar, puma or lynx.
    • The cougar. Applied additionally, in certain parts of america, towards the lynx.
    • The pet of this hill; the European wildcat.
    • In heraldry, this pet whenever utilized as a bearing.
    • in the usa and Canada: A wildcat; a lynx; any species of the genus Lynx, containing a number of large wildcats with short tails, penciled ears, and reddish or reddish-gray color, much variegated with lighter and deeper markings, because the bay lynx, Lynx rufus, and/or Canada lynx, L. canadensis. See cut under Lynx. The cougar, puma, or hill lion, Felis concolor. See cougar.
    • big United states feline resembling a lion
    • short-tailed wildcats with generally tufted ears; appreciated due to their fur
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