catamount

Definitions of catamount
  1. noun
    short-tailed wildcats with usually tufted ears; valued for their fur
    synonyms: lynx
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    Lynx lynx, common lynx
    of northern Eurasia
    Canada lynx, Lynx canadensis
    of northern North America
    Lynx rufus, bay lynx, bobcat
    small lynx of North America
    Lynx pardina, spotted lynx
    of southern Europe
    Lynx caracal, caracal, desert lynx
    of deserts of northern Africa and southern Asia
    type of:
    wildcat
    any small or medium-sized cat resembling the domestic cat and living in the wild
  2. noun
    large American feline resembling a lion
    synonyms: Felis concolor, cougar, mountain lion, painter, panther, puma
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    type of:
    wildcat
    any small or medium-sized cat resembling the domestic cat and living in the wild
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