Definition of Maine Coon in English:

Maine Coon

Syllabification: Maine Coon
(also Maine Coon cat)

noun

  • A large, powerful domestic cat of a long-haired breed, native to America.
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    • The Maine Coon is well known for its loving nature, kindly disposition and great intelligence.
    • The Maine Coon is one of the largest purebreds, heavy-boned, broad-chested, with sturdy legs.
    • One of the oldest natural breeds in North America, the Maine Coon is regarded as a native of the state of Maine.

Origin

1970s: so named because of partial resemblance to the raccoon.

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