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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
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puma
puma
puuma
puumavuorileijona
puma
púma, fjallaljón
puma
puma

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[ˈpjuːmə] Npuma m

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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. But he wouldn't listen, and the end of it was that he rang off and I have not seen or heard of him since.
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.
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Moreover, Puma along with Nike Inc., Adidas AG and other footwear companies had signed an open letter in the month of May to Trump stating that tariffs on shoes made in China would be catastrophic for their consumers, the companies and the U.S.
The agreement will see the City boss endorse Puma products 'both on and off the pitch', whilst he will also work with Puma Football to develop future clothing and footwear.
These awards were granted under Puma's 2017 Employment Inducement Incentive Award Plan, which was adopted on 27 April 2017 and provides for the granting of equity awards to new employees of Puma.