What does BOBCAT mean?

Definitions for BOBCATˈbɒbˌkæt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bobcat, bay lynx, Lynx rufus(noun)

    small lynx of North America


  1. bobcat(Noun)

    A North American wild cat, Lynx rufus, having tufted ears and a short tail

  2. bobcat(Noun)

    a multi-purpose construction vehicle that is a akin to a smaller version of a front-end loader or a backhoe (backhoe loader), with a one-man caged control cabin


  1. Bobcat

    The bobcat is a North American mammal of the cat family Felidae, appearing during the Irvingtonian stage of around 1.8 million years ago. With 12 recognized subspecies, it ranges from southern Canada to northern Mexico, including most of the continental United States. The bobcat is an adaptable predator that inhabits wooded areas, as well as semidesert, urban edge, forest edges, and swampland environments. It persists in much of its original range, and populations are healthy. With a gray to brown coat, whiskered face, and black-tufted ears, the bobcat resembles the other species of the mid-sized Lynx genus. It is smaller on average than the Canada lynx, with which it shares parts of its range, but is about twice as large as the domestic cat. It has distinctive black bars on its forelegs and a black-tipped, stubby tail, from which it derives its name. Though the bobcat prefers rabbits and hares, it will hunt anything from insects, chickens, and small rodents to deer. Prey selection depends on location and habitat, season, and abundance. Like most cats, the bobcat is territorial and largely solitary, although with some overlap in home ranges. It uses several methods to mark its territorial boundaries, including claw marks and deposits of urine or feces. The bobcat breeds from winter into spring and has a gestation period of about two months.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of BOBCAT in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of BOBCAT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alligator Ron Bergeron:

    William Spake know, rabbits, coons, deer, bobcat, panthers, bear.

  2. The National:

    It could have been him, or it also could have been another carnivore like a bobcat, for example.

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