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mountain lion

noun
1.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism
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  • But the heel pad is too big for a mountain lion, the toes too close to the back pad.
  • As she locked eyes with it, the mountain lion moved forward, descending the shrubby bank and heading straight toward her.
  • Coyotes-and from time to time a mountain lion, bobcat, or bear-amble through the town.
  • The mountain lion and the cheetah share an ancestor.
  • If the mountain lion is aggressive, wave your arms, shout and throw rocks at it.
  • Size is not useful in determining mountain lion tracks from dog tracks.
  • The limit is one mountain lion per hunter per season.
  • Although the chance of meeting a mountain lion is extremely small, it is possible.
  • Above his head hung the picture of a mountain lion his dad had painted for him.
British Dictionary definitions for mountain lion

mountain lion

noun
1.
another name for puma
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