Siamese cat

[ sahy-uh-meez kat, -mees ]

noun
  1. 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

1
First recorded in 1905–10

Words Nearby Siamese cat

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British Dictionary definitions for Siamese cat

Siamese cat

noun
  1. a short-haired breed of cat with a tapering tail, blue eyes, and dark ears, mask, tail, and paws

Origin of Siamese cat

1
so called because the breed is believed to have originated in Siam

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