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Definition of "bobcat" [bob•cat]

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

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bobcat" in a sentence
  • "Yes | No | Report from bennett2009 wrote 1 year 3 days ago the power of the bobcat is amazing it just took down a mule deer that was 3 or 4 times it's size and the mule deer didn't even have a fighting chance"
  • "As a scientific classification, a "bobcat" is a species of the "lynx" genus."
  • "Obviously people can't tell a bobcat from a lynx because that's definitely a bobcat."