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 for Catamount
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Puma \Pu"ma\ (p[=u]"m[.a]), n. [Peruv. puma.] (Zool.)
     A large American carnivore ({Felis concolor), found from
     Canada to Patagonia, especially among the mountains. Its
     color is tawny, or brownish yellow, without spots or stripes.
     Called also catamount, cougar, American lion, mountain
     lion, and panther or painter.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cougar \Cou"gar\ (k??"g?r), n. [F. couguar, from the native name
     in the South American dialects, cuguacuara, cuguacuarana.]
     (Zool.)
     An American feline quadruped ({Felis concolor), resembling
     the African panther in size and habits. Its color is tawny,
     without spots; hence writers often called it the American
     lion. Called also puma, panther, mountain lion, and
     catamount. See Puma.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Catamount \Cat"a*mount\ (k[a^]t"[.a]*mount), n. [Cat + mount;
     cf. Sp. gato montes mountain cat.] (Zool.)
     The cougar. Applied also, in some parts of the United
     States, to the lynx.
     [1913 Webster] catamountain

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  catamount
      n 1: short-tailed wildcats with usually tufted ears; valued for
           their fur [syn: lynx, catamount]
      2: large American feline resembling a lion [syn: cougar,
         puma, catamount, mountain lion, painter, panther,
         Felis concolor]

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