catamount

Definitions of catamount
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n short-tailed wildcats with usually tufted ears; valued for their fur

Synonyms:
lynx
Types:
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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

n large American feline resembling a lion

Synonyms:
Felis concolor, cougar, mountain lion, painter, panther, puma
Type of:
wildcat
any small or medium-sized cat resembling the domestic cat and living in the wild

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