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Burmese

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noun Bur·mese \ˌbər-ˈmēz, -ˈmēs\

Definition of Burmese

plural Burmese

  1. 1 :  a native or inhabitant of Burma (Myanmar)

  2. 2 :  the Tibeto-Burman language of the Burmese people

  3. 3 :  any of a U.S.-developed breed of slender short-haired cats having gold eyes and a usually dark brown coat

Burmese adjective




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