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tortoiseshell cat

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noun
  1. calico cat.
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calico cat

noun
  1. a domestic cat, especially a female one, of variegated black, yellow, and white coloring.
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Origin of calico cat

First recorded in 1950–55
Also called tortoise-shell cat.
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