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a breed of large powerfully-built long-haired indigenous American cat
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Word Origin for Maine Coon
C20: so-called because it was first recognized as a specific breed in Maine, USA, and because it somewhat resembles a raccoon in appearance
Words nearby Maine Coon
main course, main deck, main diagonal, main drag, Maine, Maine Coon, Maine coon cat, Maine-et-Loire, main entry, Mainer, main-force
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