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Siamese cat

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.
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Origin of Siamese cat

First recorded in 1905–10
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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
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Word Origin for Siamese cat

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