maltese cat
maltese cat maltese cat n. (Zo["o]l.), A short-haired bluish-gray breed of the domestic cat. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Maltese cat — cat cat (k[a^]t), n. [AS. cat; akin to D. & Dan. kat, Sw. katt, Icel. k[ o]ttr, G. katze, kater, Ir. cat, W. cath, Armor. kaz, LL. catus, Bisc. catua, NGr. ga ta, ga tos, Russ. & Pol. kot, Turk. kedi, Ar. qitt; of unknown origin. Cf. {Kitten}.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Maltese cat — The Russian Blue is one of a number of cat breeds whose fur is always Maltese all over. Maltese cat is a name that is often given to any cat whose fur is either completely, or primarily, gray or blue and is of indeterminate breed.[1] Many cats… …   Wikipedia

  • Maltese cat — noun a term applied indiscriminately in the United States to any short haired bluish grey cat • Syn: ↑Maltese • Hypernyms: ↑domestic cat, ↑house cat, ↑Felis domesticus, ↑Felis catus * * * noun Usage: usua …   Useful english dictionary

  • Maltese cat — a bluish gray variety of the domestic cat. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • Maltese cat — noun Any cat of indeterminate breed, with primarily gray or blue fur …   Wiktionary

  • Maltese cat — bluish gray type of domestic cat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Maltese cat — /ˌmɔltiz ˈkæt/ (say .mawlteez kat) noun a bluish grey variety of domestic cat …   Australian English dictionary

  • Maltese cat —   Pōpoki lehu …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • cat — (k[a^]t), n. [AS. cat; akin to D. & Dan. kat, Sw. katt, Icel. k[ o]ttr, G. katze, kater, Ir. cat, W. cath, Armor. kaz, LL. catus, Bisc. catua, NGr. ga ta, ga tos, Russ. & Pol. kot, Turk. kedi, Ar. qitt; of unknown origin. Cf. {Kitten}.] 1. (Zo[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cat and dog — cat cat (k[a^]t), n. [AS. cat; akin to D. & Dan. kat, Sw. katt, Icel. k[ o]ttr, G. katze, kater, Ir. cat, W. cath, Armor. kaz, LL. catus, Bisc. catua, NGr. ga ta, ga tos, Russ. & Pol. kot, Turk. kedi, Ar. qitt; of unknown origin. Cf. {Kitten}.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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