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Meaning of CATAMOUNT

Pronunciation:  'katu`mawnt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  large American feline resembling a lion
  2. [n]  short-tailed wildcats with usually tufted ears; valued for their fur
 

CATAMOUNT is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: cougar, Felis concolor, lynx, mountain lion, painter, panther, puma
 
 See Also: bay lynx, bobcat, Canada lynx, caracal, common lynx, desert lynx, Felis, genus Felis, genus Lynx, Lynx canadensis, Lynx caracal, Lynx lynx, Lynx pardina, Lynx rufus, spotted lynx, wildcat

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cat"a*mount\, n. [Cat + mount; cf. Sp. gato mentes
mountain cat.] (Zo["o]l.)
The cougar. Applied also, in some parts of the United States,
to the lynx.

 

 

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