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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Puma  \Pu"ma\  (p[=u]"m[.a]),  n.  [Peruv.  puma.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  large  American  carnivore  ({Felis  concolor}),  found  from 
  Canada  to  Patagonia,  especially  among  the  mountains.  Its 
  color  is  tawny,  or  brownish  yellow,  without  spots  or  stripes. 
  Called  also  {catamount},  {cougar},  {American  lion},  {mountain 
  lion},  and  {panther}  or  {painter}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cougar  \Cou"gar\  (k??"g?r),  n.  [F.  couguar,  from  the  native  name 
  in  the  South  American  dialects,  cuguacuara  cuguacuarana.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  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}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cougar 
  n  :  large  American  feline  resembling  a  lion  [syn:  {puma},  {catamount}, 
  {mountain  lion},  {painter},  {panther},  {Felis  concolor}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Cougar,  WA 
  Zip  code(s):  98616 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Cougar 
 
  Web,  standard>  A  former  (development)  name  for  the 
  {W3C}'s  {HTML}  4  standard. 
 
  (2001-02-06) 
 
 




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