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(Science: zoology) A large American carnivore (felis concolour), found from canada to Patagonia, especially among the mountains. Its colour is tawny, or brownish yellow, without spots or stripes.

Synonym: catamount, cougar, American lion, mountain lion, and panther or painter.

Origin: Peruv. Puma.