mountain cat


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mountain cat

n.
See cougar.
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mountain cat

n
(Animals) any of various wild feline mammals, such as the bobcat, lynx, or puma
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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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mountain cat

mountain lion npuma m inv
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