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Definition of the noun catamount

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noun - plural: catamounts

  1. short-tailed wildcats with usually tufted ears; valued for their fur
  2. large American feline resembling a lion

Alternative definition of the noun catamount

noun

  1. A wild animal of the family Felidae, especially puma or lynx.

Place

Catamount is a former village of Colrain, Massachusetts. In 1812, the schoolhouse that once stood in Catamount was the first to fly the United States Flag.

Miscellanea

  1. Catamount is an operating system for supercomputers.
  2. Catamount is a term used to describe a wild cat, usually of the cougar or mountain lion variety, also called a puma.
    • also known as Catamounts

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Google previewEnergy-Efficient High Performance Computing (2012)

Measurement and Tuning by James H. Laros III, Kevin Pedretti, Suzanne M. Kelly, Wei Shu, Kurt Ferreira, John Van Dyke, Courtenay Vaughan

Catamount is a small deterministic operating system in contrast with general purpose operating systems such as Linux. While it has proven to be a successful production operating system, Catamount has also proved invaluable for operating ...

Google previewMenana, a romance of the Red Indians [in verse]. To which are added The death robe and two other poems (1861)

by Thomas W. Kelly

a The Catamount is a kind of wild cat, as high as the tiger, but ...

Google previewA Gazetteer of the State of Vermont (1824)

Containing a Brief General View of the State, a Historical and Topographical Description of All the Counties, Towns, Rivers, &c. ... by Zadock Thompson

The catamount is the largest ; and is the most ferocious animal found in this part of the continent, but is not very common. The largest and last of these animals, which has been taken within this state to our knowledge, was killed in Roxbury, ...

Google previewThe American Cyclopaedia (1873)

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

The catamount is the couguar of authors. (See Cococar.) There are several small species of cats in the East Indies : the Sumatran oat, F. minuta (Temm.) and F. Javanemis (Horsf.) ; the Bengal cat, F. Bengalensu (Desm.) ; Di- ard's cat, F.

Google previewMenana (1861)

A Romance of the Red Indians, in Ten Cantos, with Notes; to which are Added, The Death Robe, and Two Other Poems of the American Woods by Thomas W. Kelly

like infected garments white men wear, " That bring the plague-spot c and pollute the air ; " A stranger to our climate and our race, " Blanch'd is thy skin, and smooth thine artful face ; a The Catamount is a kind of wild cat, as high as the tiger, ...

Google previewA Brief Biographical Sketch of I.A. Van Amburgh (1860)

And an Illustrated and Descriptive History of the Animals Contained in His Menagerie and Great Moral Exhibition ... by H. Frost

The Catamount is an American animal, and is about two and a : half feet in length . It is extremely cat-like, except that it is larger : and more slender — its colors are more beautiful, and its tail rather shorter. The fur is of a greyish color ; the whole ...

Google previewHiking the Adirondacks (2010)

A Guide to 42 of the Best Hiking Adventures in New York's Adirondacks by Lisa Densmore

Often overlooked due to its short mileage and the fact that it's under 4,000 feet in elevation, Catamount is a favorite among regular hikers in the High Peaks region for its extensive open rock and ledgy scrambles. Don't let the low mileage fool ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Beer (2014)

The Beer Lover's Bible - A Complete Reference To Beer Styles, Brewing Methods, Ingredients, Festivals, Traditions, And More) by Christine P. Rhodes

Catamount. Porter. Emblazoned with the leonine head of the rare Yankee catamount (as the mountain lion is called in New England, from cat-a-mountain), Catamount Porter is one of the few porters produced by New England breweries.

Google previewThe Youth's Companion, Or, An Historical Dictionary (1816)

Consisting of Articles Chiefly Selected from Natural and Civil History, Geography, Astronomy, Zoology, Botany, and Minerology : Arranged in Alphabetical Order by Ezra Sampson

CATAMOUNT— CATANEA. 71 »re all hewn Out into the rock ; and in each of the catacombs are to be found several of these apartments, communicating with one another. It is altogether probable that the high preservation in which the dead ...

Google previewThe Youth's Companion, Or an Historical Dictionary, Etc (1807)

by Ezra SAMPSON

CATAMOUNT....CATANEA. 81 astringent, it will imbibe the humidity of the body; and it may be probably for this reason that the bodies buried in - the monastery of the Cordeliers, at Thoulose in France, do not putrify, but dry in such a manner ...

Google previewLexicon of geologic names of the United States (including Alaska). (1938)

Catamount schist.— A silllmanite schist, included in Grenville series. Thickness 70-80 ft. Is older than Bear Pond .schist and younger than Swede ...

Google previewPimbley's Dictionary of Heraldry (1908)

Together with an Illustrated Supplement by Arthur Francis Pimbley

Catamount — [See cat.] Cat-a-mountain — [See CAT.] Chabot — [See chalbot.] Cbafant — (Chaf'-ant) Applied to a boar when depicted as enraged. Chain — The chain was borne by the Rings of Navarre, the arms being blazoned : "Gules, ...

Google previewLexicon of Geologic Names of the United States: A-L (1938)

Catamount schist. — A Blllimanite schist, included In Grenville series. Thickness 70-80 ft. Is older than Bear Pond schist and younger than Swede ...

Google previewThe New Universities Dictionary ... (1922)

by George Jotham Hagaqr

short CATAMOUNT ropes or iron clamps used for tightening the shrouds. cat-o'_-nine-tails, 'n. a. whip with nine lashes of knotted cord, formerly used as a punishment in the nglish army and navy. cat's- eye (-1), ...

Google previewBARTLETT'S DICTIONARY OF AMERICANISMS (1859)

by JOHN RUSSELL BARTLETT

Catamount. A name applied synonymously with Panther and Painter to several wild, fierce animals analogous to Felis concolor, but not specially employed to designate that species. Catawampously, or Catawamptiously. Fiercely, eagerly.

Google previewDictionary of Americanism. - New-York, Bartlett 1848 (1848)

by John Russel Bartlett

CATAMOUNT. Although this animal is peculiar to North America, a similar name, that of catamountuin, for the wild cat, is common in the old authors, from which we probably borrowed it. The catamount of North America is a larger and very ...

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms, 2nd ed. enlarged (1859)

by John Russell Bartlett

Catamount. A name applied synonymously with Panther and Painter to several wild, fierce animals analogous to Felts concolor, but not specially employed to designate that species. Catawampously, or Catawamptiously. Fiercely, eagerly.

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The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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