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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).]
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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]
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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]
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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
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Translations
كوْجَر، حيوان البوما
puma
puma
kotkapuuma
puma
púma, fjallaljón
puma
puma
bergleeuw
puma

cougar

[ˈkuːgəʳ] Npuma m
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cougar

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

nPuma m, → Kuguar m
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cougar

[ˈkuːgəʳ] ncoguaro
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cougar

(ˈkuːgə) noun
(especially American) a puma.
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As a key factor in innovation (White and Bruton 2011) and new product breakthroughs (Titus 2007), creativity contributes to competitive advantage (Couger 1995) and provides the seeds for growth and prosperity (Titus 2000).
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Couger (1996) further stated that to expand one's solution space, one needs to be aware of one's personal blocks.
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