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puma

Saltos de línea: puma
Pronunciación: /ˈpjuːmə
 
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Definición de puma en inglés:

sustantivo

A large American wild cat with a plain tawny to greyish coat, found from Canada to Patagonia. Also called cougar, panther, and mountain lion in North America.
  • Felis concolor, family Felidae
Example sentences
  • But a new survey suggests that the country may now be home to wild leopards, pumas, and other big cats.
  • Long-term studies of solitary cats such as tigers, pumas, leopards, cheetahs and lynx have shown that male cubs usually leave the area where they were born and wander in search of a territory.
  • Cougar, puma, mountain lion, catamount, panther - by any name, this big cat has inspired wilderness lovers across the country.

Origen

late 18th century: via Spanish from Quechua.

Words that rhyme with puma

bloomer, boomer, consumer, Duma, humour (US humor), Nkrumah, perfumer, roomer, rumour (US rumor), satsuma, stumer, Sumer, tumour (US tumor)

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