Siamese cat
noun Date: 1871 any of a breed of slender blue-eyed short-haired domestic cats of Asian origin with pale fawn or gray body and darker ears, paws, tail, and face and a long wedge-shaped head

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  • Siamese (cat) — Siamese A Lilac point Siamese Origin  Thailand …   Wikipedia

  • Siamese 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

  • Siamese cat — UK [ˌsaɪəmiːz ˈkæt] / US [ˌsaɪəmɪz ˈkæt] noun [countable] Word forms Siamese cat : singular Siamese cat plural Siamese cats a cat with short fur that is pale on its body and dark on its ears, face, feet, and tail …   English dictionary

  • Siamese cat — [[t]sa͟ɪ͟əmiːz kæ̱t[/t]] Siamese cats N COUNT A Siamese cat is a type of cat with short cream and brown fur, blue eyes, dark ears, and a dark tail …   English dictionary

  • Siamese cat — noun a slender short haired blue eyed breed of cat having a pale coat with dark ears paws face and tail tip (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑Siamese • Hypernyms: ↑domestic cat, ↑house cat, ↑Felis domesticus, ↑Felis catus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Siamese cat — 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. [1905 10] * * * Breed of slender, short haired domestic cat that originated in Thailand… …   Universalium

  • Siamese cat — Si|a|mese cat [ˌsaıəmi:z ˈkæt] n [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Siamese from Siam former name of Thailand] a type of cat that has blue eyes, short grey or brown fur, and a dark face …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Siamese cat — Si|a|mese cat [ ,saıəmiz kæt ] noun count a cat with short fur that is pale on its body and dark on its ears, face, feet, and tail …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Siamese cat — /saɪəmiz ˈkæt / (say suyuhmeez kat) noun one of a breed of slender, short haired cats having blue eyes, a small head, and a fawn or grey colour with extremities of a darker shading. Also, Siamese. {originally bred in Thailand, formerly known as… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Siamese cat — noun A shorthaired breed of cat having blue eyes and pointed coat pattern, that is, a pale body and dark extremities …   Wiktionary

  • Siamese cat — breed of cat …   English contemporary dictionary

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