puma

noun pu·ma \ ˈpü-mə , ˈpyü- \
|Updated on: 23 Jun 2018

Definition of puma

plural pumas also puma
: cougar 1; also : the fur or pelt of a cougar

Examples of puma in a Sentence

  1. adult pumas can sometimes weigh over 200 pounds

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Origin and Etymology of puma

Spanish, from Quechua

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puma

noun pu·ma \ ˈpyü-mə , ˈpü- \

Definition of puma for Students

: cougar


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