- one of a breed of short-haired domestic cats closely resembling a Siamese, with a compact body and long tail, but having a rounder head, sable-brown coat, and yellow eyes.
Origin of Burmese cat
First recorded in 1935–40
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- a breed of cat similar in shape to the Siamese but typically having a dark brown or blue-grey coat
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