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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.
References in periodicals archive ?
The Puma concolor (Linnaeus, 1771), also known as puma, mountain lion, red tiger, deer tiger, or cougar (Cheida & Santos, 2010), is the second largest felid in the Americas and the most widely spread in the continent, ranging from Canada to Uruguay (Cheida & Santos; Hunter, 2011).
Las muertes de felinos asociadas a conflictos con humanos son la amenaza mas frecuente sobre las poblaciones de los grandes felinos en America latina, y Colombia no es la excepcion; el jaguar Panthera onca y el puma Puma concolor son las especies con mayores reportes de ataques sobre animales domesticos.
The Latin name was formerly Felis concolor, but today Puma concolor is more common.
de individuos Machos Hembras Canidae Lycalopex culpaeus Zorro andino 2 1 Lycalopex sechurae Zorro costeno 4 1 Ursidae Tremarctos ornatus Oso de anteojos 3 4 Ursus arctos arctos Oso pardo 1 1 Ursus americanus Oso negro 1 1 americano Procyonidae Nasua nasua Coati 1 1 Potos flavus Chosna 1 7 Mustelidae Lontra longicaudis Nutria de rio -- 1 Felidae Leopardus pardalis Tigrillo 2 -- Leopardus tigrinus Oncilla 1 2 Leopardus wiedii Margay 2 -- Leopardus colocolo Gato del 1 1 pajonal Panthera onca Otorongo 1 4 Puma concolor Puma 2 1 Panthera leo Leon 6 3 Panthera tigris Tigre 1 2 Otariidae Otaria flavescens Lobo chusco 1 2 Cuadro 2.
Ao todo, foram capturados 40 mamiferos, sendo 17 individuos de Lycalopex vetulus, 11 Cerdocyon thous, tres Leopardus pardalis, dois Puma concolor, dois Leopardus tigrinus, dois Conepatus semistriatus, um Lontra longicaudis, um Myrmecophaga tridactyla e um Euphractus sexcinctus.
A presente nota amplia a distribuicao geografica de Leopardus tigrinus, Leopardus wiedii, Leopardus pardalis, Puma concolor e Puma yagouaroundi com base em dados concretos de busca de vestigios diretos e indiretos e de armadilhamento fotografico na Floresta Nacional de Pirai do Sul no estado do Parana.
Tigrillo Hu, He -- Puma concolor Puma He, Cr 1 (*) ARTIODACTYLA Cervidae Mazama cf.
Characteristics of Washington Cougars and Florida Panthers Characteristic Washington Cougar Florida Panther Common name Cougar Panther Scientific name Puma concolor Puma concolor Location Western U.
Dentro el Orden Carnivora, en el individuo Puma concolor se observaron huevos de nematodos del genero Strongyloides (Figura 1A y Tabla 3) de distribucion cosmopolita (Pallares et al.
El siguiente es un reporte de caso del manejo quirurgico de glaucoma cronico en un Puma concolor.
They commissioned the study as an effort to save the increasing number of native and transplanted western cougars belonging to the Florida sub-species, Puma concolor coryi.