Etymology
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puma (n.)

"a cougar, a large American feline quadruped," 1777, from Spanish puma, from Quechua (Inca) puma.

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Definitions of puma

puma (n.)
large American feline resembling a lion;
Synonyms: cougar / catamount / mountain lion / painter / panther / Felis concolor
From wordnet.princeton.edu