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cou·gar

 (ko͞o′gər)
n.
1. A large powerful wild cat (Puma concolor syn. Felis concolor) chiefly of mountainous regions of the Americas, having an unmarked tawny body and a long tail. Also called catamount, mountain cat, mountain lion, panther, puma; Also called regionally painter.
2. Slang A woman, especially one over 30, who romantically pursues or attracts younger men.

[French couguar, alteration (influenced by jaguar, jaguar) of Portuguese çuçuarana, from Tupí suasuarana : suasú, deer + rana, like (from its color).]

cougar

(ˈkuːɡə)
n
1. (Animals) another name for puma
2. (Sociology) slang US and Canadian a woman in her 30s or 40s who actively pursues casual sexual relationships with young men
[C18: from French couguar, from Portuguese cuguardo, from Tupi suasuarana, literally: deerlike, from suasú deer + rana similar to]

cou•gar

(ˈku gər)

n., pl. -gars, (esp. collectively) -gar.
a large, tawny cat, Felis concolor, of North and South America. Also called mountain lion , panther, puma.
[1765–75; < French couguar (Buffon) < New Latin cuguacuara, appar. a misrepresentation of Guarani guaçuara]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cougar - large American feline resembling a lioncougar - 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
كوْجَر، حيوان البوما
puma
puma
kotkapuuma
puma
púma, fjallaljón
puma
puma
bergleeuw
puma

cougar

[ˈkuːgəʳ] Npuma m

cougar

[ˈkuːgər] n (mainly US) (= mountain lion, puma) → couguar m, cougouar m, puma m

cougar

nPuma m, → Kuguar m

cougar

[ˈkuːgəʳ] ncoguaro

cougar

(ˈkuːgə) noun
(especially American) a puma.
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