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Topic: ANIMALS

Date: 1700-1800
Language: French
Origin: couguar, from Modern Latin cuguacuarana, from Tupi suasuarana, from suasu 'deer' + rana 'false'

cougar

noun
     
cougar
cou‧gar [countable]
HBA a large brown wild cat from the mountains of Western North America and South America [= mountain lion]
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