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Persian cat

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noun
  1. a long-haired variety of the domestic cat, originally raised in Persia and Afghanistan.
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Origin of Persian cat

First recorded in 1815–25
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Persian cat

noun
  1. a long-haired variety of domestic cat with a stocky body, round face, short nose, and short thick legs
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