Definition of bobcat noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbɒbkæt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɑːbkæt//
Wild mammals
jump to other results
a N American wild cat See related entries: Wild mammals Word Origin late 19th cent.: from bob ‘the hairstyle’ (with reference to its short tail) + cat.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bobcat