Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various wild felines, such as the leopard or a wildcat.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the bushy-tailed European wildcat (Felis silvestris) resembling the domestic tabby and regarded as the ancestor of the domestic cat.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as catamount.
  • Like a wildcat; ferocious; wildly savage: as, “cat-a-mountain looks,”

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. bushy-tailed wildcat of Europe that resembles the domestic cat and is regarded as the ancestor of the domestic cat

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Alteration of cat of the mountain.

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