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French cougar, from Brazilian Portuguese suçuarana, perhaps from Tupian (suasuarana (“deerlike animal”), from suasú (“deer”); compare sɨwasuarána (“cervine”)) or perhaps from Guaraní (guaçuara).
cougar (plural cougars)
- A mountain lion; Puma concolor.
- (Canada, US, slang) A woman of middle age who actively seeks the casual, often sexual, companionship of younger men, typically less than 35 years old; by implication a female “sexual predator”.
- A cougar approached Warren at the Palomino Club and asked for a dance.
- (Puma concolor): Florida panther (a subspecies of mountain lion)
- (middle-aged woman who seeks younger partners): manther
slang: woman of middle age who seeks younger men