- one of a breed of slender, short-haired cats, raised originally in Siam, having a fawn or grayish body with extremities of a darker shade of the same color.
Origin of Siamese cat
First recorded in 1905–10
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- a short-haired breed of cat with a tapering tail, blue eyes, and dark ears, mask, tail, and paws
so called because the breed is believed to have originated in Siam
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