Definitions for PUMAˈpyu mə, ˈpu-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pu•maˈpyu mə, ˈpu-(n.)(pl.)-mas.

  1. Category: Mammals

    Ref: cougar .

  2. the fur of a cougar.

    Category: Clothing

Origin of puma:

1770–80; < Sp < Quechua

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cougar, puma, catamount, mountain lion, painter, panther, Felis concolor(noun)

    large American feline resembling a lion


  1. puma(Noun)

    The mountain lion, cougar, Puma concolor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Puma(noun)

    a large American carnivore (Felis concolor), found from Canada to Patagonia, especially among the mountains. Its color is tawny, or brownish yellow, without spots or stripes. Called also catamount, cougar, American lion, mountain lion, and panther or painter

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Puma

    A genus in the family FELIDAE comprising one species, Puma concolor. It is a large, long-tailed, feline of uniform color. The names puma, cougar, and mountain lion are used interchangeably for this species. There are more than 20 subspecies.

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(also cougar

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