Maine coon


: any of a breed of large long-haired domestic cats that have a very full tapered tail

called also coon cat, Maine cat

Illustration of Maine coon

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Word History

First Known Use

1892, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Maine coon was in 1892

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Cite this Entry

“Maine coon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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