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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

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Catamount

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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 previewRoutt National Forest (N.F.), Lake Catamount Resort and Ski Area Development, Steamboat Springs (1990)

Environmental Impact Statement

Lake Catamount is a major element. However, it lacks distinctive features such as islands or forested shoreline. It is also of common variety class. The area west of Lake Catamount is comprised of low, gently sloping hills and ridges with only ...

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 previewHoly Cow! (2015)

Doggerel, Catnaps, Scapegoats, Foxtrots, and Horse FeathersÑSplendid Animal Words and Phrases by Boze Hadleigh

A catamount is a puma or any medium- or large-sized wild cat. A puma is a mountain lion, also known in North America as a cougar. More recently, a cougar is a woman who—like Cher, say—pairs with younger men. Psychologist Dr. Betty ...

Google previewThe American Cyclopædia (1881)

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

The catamount is the couguar of authors. (See Coucuxa.) There are several small species of cats in the East Indies: the Sumatran cat, E minute (Temm.) and F. Jacanensis (Horsfi); the Bengal cat, F. Bengalenais (Desm.) ; Diard's cat, F. Diardii ...

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 American Cyclopaedia (1883)

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

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

Google previewFive Years' Residence in the Canadas (1824)

Including a Tour Through Part of the United States of America, in the Year 1823 by Edward Allen Talbot

The CataMount is an animal of the cat kind. It has not been often seen in Canada of late years. It is somewhat longer than a wolf, and has a tail which measures nearly three feet, with short legs and a stout body. The Catamount is said to feed ...

Google previewThe Quest For The Eastern Cougar (2011)

Extinction Or Survival? by Robert Tougias

It reads as follows: “Catamount is a fierce and terrible animal . It destroys other animals much larger than itself, and is capable of leaping to great distances to seize its prey .” 20 Eventually, by 1840, human encounters with catamounts had ...

Google previewThe New American Cyclopaedia (1863)

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George RIPLEY

Tho catamount is the cougar of authors. (See Cougar.) There are several small species of cats in the East Indies: the Sumatran cat, felis minuta (Temm.), and F. Javaiunsis (Horsf); the Bengal cat, F. Bengalemis (Desm.) ; Diard's cat, F Diardii ...

Google previewThe New American Encyclopaedia (1872)

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge

Tho catamount is the cougar of authors. (See Cougar.) There are several small species of cats in the East Indies : tho Sumatran cat, felis minuta (Temm.), and F. Jatanensis (Ilorsf.) ; tho Bengal cat, F. Bengalensis (Desm.); Diard's cat, F Diar&ii ...

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, A Historical Dictionary (1832)

Consisting of Articles Selected Chiefly from Natural and Civil History, Geography, Astronomy, Zoology, Botany and Mineralogy : Arranged in Alphabetical Order by John B. Longgley, Horton Jefferson Howard

CATAMOUNT, one of the most fierce and dangerous quadrupeds- of North America.

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 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 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 (1848)

A glossary of words and phrases, usually regarded as peculiar to the United States by John Russell Bartlett

CATAMOUNT.

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.

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of Modern English (1967)

by Ernest Weekley

catamount, catamountain.

Google previewAn analytical Dictionary of the english language (1836)

in which the words are explained in the order of their natural affinity by Daniel Booth

CATAMOUNT. GRIMALKIN. MAID-MARION. which resembles the common Lynx in every respect except in not being spotted, is also tamed and trained for the chase. The Canadian Lynx, or- Wild Cat of the American Hunters, (Felis ...

Google previewAn analytical dictionary of the English language, in which the words are explained in the order of their natural affinity, independent of alphabetical arrangement ... (1836)

by David Booth

CATAMOUNT. GRIMALKIN. MAID-MARION. which vesembles the common Lynx in every respect except in not being spotted, is also tamed and trained for the chase. The Canadian Lynx, or Wild Cat of the American Hunters, ...

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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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