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pu·ma

 (po͞o′mə, pyo͞o′-)
n.
See cougar.

[Spanish, from Quechua.]

puma

(ˈpjuːmə)
n
(Animals) a large American feline mammal, Felis concolor, that resembles a lion, having a plain greyish-brown coat and long tail. Also called: cougar or mountain lion
[C18: via Spanish from Quechuan]

pu•ma

(ˈpyu mə, ˈpu-)

n., pl. -mas.
1. cougar.
2. the fur of a cougar.
[1770–80; < Sp < Quechua]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.puma - large American feline resembling a lionpuma - large American feline resembling a lion
Felis, genus Felis - type genus of the Felidae: true cats and most wildcats
wildcat - any small or medium-sized cat resembling the domestic cat and living in the wild
Translations
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puma
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puuma
puumavuorileijona
puma
púma, fjallaljón
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puma

(ˈpjuːmə) noun
(also cougar (ˈkuːgə) ) a type of wild animal like a large cat, found in America.
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Fastened by chains to the mainmast were a number of grisly staghounds, who now began leaping and barking at me, and by the mizzen a huge puma was cramped in a little iron cage far too small even to give it turning room.
I told him that he ought to think himself lucky it wasn't anything worse than a monkey and a snake, for the last person Roscoe Sherriff handled, an emotional actress named Devenish, had to keep a young puma.
I was makin' up a litter in the monkey house for a young puma which is ill.
Once a dark, clumsy tapir stared at us from a gap in the bushes, and then lumbered away through the forest; once, too, the yellow, sinuous form of a great puma whisked amid the brushwood, and its green, baleful eyes glared hatred at us over its tawny shoulder.
In riding back in the morning we came across a very fresh track of a Puma, but did not succeed in finding it.
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