mountain lion definition

  • noun:
    • Chiefly west U.S. a big powerful wild cat (Felis concolor) of mountainous regions of the Western Hemisphere, having an unmarked tawny body. Also known as catamount, mountain cat, panther, puma; also known as regionally cougar, painter3.
    • A large crazy pet indigenous to the Americas. Scientific title: Puma concolor, formerly Felis concolor.
    • large United states feline resembling a lion

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