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Definition of cougar noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    cougar

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈkuːɡə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkuːɡər//
     
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  1. 1 = puma
  2. 2an older woman who seeks a sexual relationship with a much younger man
  3. Word Origin late 18th cent.: from French couguar, abbreviation of modern Latin cuguarcarana, from Tupi-Guarani guaçuarana.
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