Birman
noun Etymology: variant of Burman Date: 1973 a long-haired domestic cat of a breed originating in Burma (Myanmar) and resembling the Siamese in eye color and coat pattern but much stockier in build with paws symmetrically marked with white

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  • birman — ● birman nom masculin Langue tibéto birmane parlée principalement en Birmanie, où le birman est langue officielle. (C est une langue monosyllabique, qui s écrit dans un alphabet dérivé du pali, dont elle a subi une assez forte influence.) ●… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • birman — BIRMÁN, Ă, birmani, e, s.m. şi f., adj. 1. S. m. şi f. Persoană care face parte din populaţia de bază a Birmaniei sau care este originară de acolo. 2. adj. Care aparţine Birmaniei sau birmanilor (1), referitor la Birmania sau la birmani. – Din n …   Dicționar Român

  • Birman — [bʉr′mən] n. 〚var. of BURMAN〛 any of a breed of long haired domestic cat, originating in Burma, with round blue eyes, white paws, and a light colored coat shaded somewhat like the Siamese * * * …   Universalium

  • Birman — [bʉr′mən] n. [var. of BURMAN] any of a breed of long haired domestic cat, originating in Burma, with round blue eyes, white paws, and a light colored coat shaded somewhat like the Siamese …   English World dictionary

  • Birman — Infobox Catbreed name = Birman imagecaption = A sealpoint Birman s face altname = Sacred Birman, Sacred Cat Of Burma country = Thought to be Burma cfastd = http://www.cfainc.org/breeds/profiles/birman.html acfastd =… …   Wikipedia

  • Birman — Joan S. Lyttle Birman (* 30. Mai 1927 in New York City) ist eine US amerikanische Mathematikerin, die sich mit niedrigdimensionaler Topologie, speziell mit Knotentheorie beschäftigt. Birman erhielt 1948 ihren Bachelor in Mathematik vom Barnard… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Birman — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Les Birmans sont les citoyens de la Birmanie. Le birman (langue) est la langue des Bama et la langue officielle de la Birmanie. Les Birmans aussi appelés… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • birman — a, birman, o adj. et n. birmane …   Diccionari Personau e Evolutiu

  • birman — I. Usage: usually capitalized variant of burman II. noun Usage: usually capitalized : a long haired domestic cat of a breed originating in Burma and resembling the Siamese in eye color and coat pattern but much stockier in build and with paws… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Birman — noun A medium size semi longhair domestic cat breed originating in Burma …   Wiktionary

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