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- n. Any large feline animal, such as the lion, tiger etc.
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- n. any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild
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But the porcupine, squealing and grunting, with disrupted anatomy trying feebly to roll up into its ball-protection, flicked out its tail again, and again the big cat squalled with hurt and astonishment.