Definition of catamount in English:

catamount

Syllabification: cat·a·mount
Pronunciation: /ˈkatəˌmount
 
/
(also catamountain /-ˌmountən/)

noun

North American
  • A medium-sized or large wild cat, especially a cougar.

Origin

late Middle English (as catamountain): from the phrase cat of the mountain.

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