Persian cat


Persian cat

noun

: a type of cat that has a round head and long, soft fur

Full Definition of PERSIAN CAT

:  any of a breed of stocky round-headed domestic cats that have a long silky coat and thick ruff

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First Known Use of PERSIAN CAT

1821

Persian cat

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Breed of stocky, round-headed domestic cat that has a long, silky coat (many colours possible), large round eyes, snub nose, and thick ruff. The breed is often referred to as the longhair.

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