noun, plural cougars (especially collectively) cougar.
Also called mountain lion, panther, puma. a large, tawny cat, Felis concolor, of North and South America: now greatly reduced in number and endangered in some areas.
Informal. an older woman who seeks sexual relationships with much younger men: He's in his twenties, but he prefers cougars in their forties and fifties to young women his own age.

1765–75; < French couguar (Buffon) < Neo-Latin cuguacu ara, apparently a misrepresentation of Guarani guaçu ara Unabridged
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cougar (ˈkuːɡə)
1.  another name for puma
2.  slang (US), (Canadian) a woman in her 30s or 40s who actively pursues casual sexual relationships with young men
[C18: from French couguar, from Portuguese cuguardo, from Tupi suasuarana, literally: deerlike, from suasú deer + rana similar to]

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Word Origin & History

1774, from Fr. couguar, Buffon's adaption of a word from Port. picked up in Brazil as çuçuarana, perhaps from Tupi susuarana, from suasu "deer" + rana "false." Another proposed source is Guarani guaçu ara. Slang sense of "older woman (35-plus) who seeks younger males as sex partners"
is attested by 2004.
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Cougar definition

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Example sentences
But over five years, there have been a spate of less serious cougar attacks, and they have killed numerous livestock.
The argument is that canine kind is not going to generate a feline be it housecat, tiger, or cougar.
One time, my whole family went to cougar and watched.
Also called a cougar or mountain lion pumice: noun: type of igneous rock with many pores.
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