cougar Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun large American feline resembling a lion
puma; panther; Felis concolor; catamount; painter; mountain lion.
(Zoöl.) An American feline quadruped ( Felis concolor), resembling the African panther in size and habits. Its color is tawny, without spots; hence writers often called it the American lion. Called also puma, panther, mountain lion, and catamount. See Puma.