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bob·cat

 (bŏb′kăt′)
n.
A wild cat (Lynx rufus) of North America, having spotted reddish-brown fur, tufted ears, and a short tail. Also called bay lynx.

bobcat

(ˈbɒbˌkæt)
n
(Animals) a North American feline mammal, Lynx rufus, closely related to but smaller than the lynx, having reddish-brown fur with dark spots or stripes, tufted ears, and a short tail. Also called: bay lynx
[C19: from bob2 (referring to its short tail) + cat1]

bob•cat

(ˈbɒbˌkæt)

n., pl. -cats, (esp. collectively) -cat.
a North American lynx, Lynx rufus, having a brownish coat with black spots.
[1885–90, Amer.; bob (tail) + cat]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bobcat - small lynx of North Americabobcat - small lynx of North America    
catamount, lynx - short-tailed wildcats with usually tufted ears; valued for their fur
Translations
lynx roux
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bobcat

[ˈbɒbkæt] N (US) → lince m

bobcat

[ˈbɒbkæt] nlynx m

bobcat

[ˈbɒbˌkæt] n (Am) → lince f