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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
بوما: الأسَد الأمريكي
puma
puma
puuma
puumavuorileijona
puma
púma, fjallaljón
puma
puma

puma

[ˈpjuːmə] Npuma m

puma

[ˈpjuːmə] npuma m

puma

nPuma m

puma

[ˈpjuːmə] npuma m inv

puma

(ˈpjuːmə) noun
(also cougar (ˈkuːgə) ) a type of wild animal like a large cat, found in America.
References in classic literature ?
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.
Perry seized on a defensive error to restore Glamorgan's lead before the Pumas started to pass the ball well and, after 22 minutes, they were 3-2 up thanks to a couple of strikes from Aaron Rees and Modou Jawo.
He said: "Mary agreed to transfer her five pumas to Ellis.
Summary: British aviation firms have suspended all flights of Super Puma helicopters after four people were .
However, the goal sparked Pumas into life, and the home side responded by winning a spate of set-pieces around the Rugby Town penalty area.
El equipo Pumas de la UNAM ingresa al profesionalismo, al debutar en la Segunda Division ante Monterrey.
The ad featured scenes of McQueen driving a Mustang in his film Bullitt, but computer-grafted him into a nippy pounds 15,000 Puma coupe instead.