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cat-o'-mountain

[kat-uh-moun-tn] /ˌkæt əˈmaʊn tn/
noun

catamountain

or cat-o'-mountain

[kat-uh-moun-tn] /ˌkæt əˈmaʊn tn/
noun
1.
a wild animal of the cat family, as the European wildcat, the leopard, or panther.
Origin of catamountain
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; variant of cat o' mountain, late Middle English cat of the mountaine
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British Dictionary definitions for cat-o'-mountain

cat-o'-mountain

noun
1.
another name for catamount
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