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Angora cat

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noun

a long-haired variety of the domestic cat, raised originally in Angora, having a long body, pointed head, and bushy tail.

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Origin of Angora cat

First recorded in 1810–20
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British Dictionary definitions for Angora cat

Angora cat

noun

a long-haired variety of cat, originating in Britain from crosses between Abyssinian and Siamese breeds in the 1960s
a former Turkish breed of cats popular in the 19th century
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