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
Alteration of cat of the mountain.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)