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cou·gar / ˈkoōgər/ • n. a large American wild cat (Felis concolor) with a plain tawny to grayish coat, found from Canada to Patagonia. Also called mountain lion, puma, panther, and catamount.

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cougar

cougar XVIII. — F. couguar, ult. repr. Guarani guaçu ara.

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cougar

cougar: see puma.

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cougar

cougar See puma

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cougar

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