big cat

big cats
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Big cats are lions, tigers, and other large wild animals in the cat family.

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • big cat — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms big cat : singular big cat plural big cats a large wild cat such as a lion or a tiger …   English dictionary

  • big cat — /bɪg ˈkæt/ (say big kat) noun any of the larger species of the family Felidae, as the lion, tiger, leopard, panther, etc …   Australian English dictionary

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