noun pu·ma \ˈpü-mə, ˈpyü-\
plural pumas also puma

Definition of PUMA

:  cougar 1; also :  the fur or pelt of a cougar

Examples of PUMA

  1. <adult pumas can sometimes weigh over 200 pounds>

Origin of PUMA

Spanish, from Quechua
First Known Use: 1774

Rhymes with PUMA

PUMA Defined for Kids


noun pu·ma \ˈpyü-mə, ˈpü-\

Definition of PUMA for Kids

:  cougar


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