sphynx


sphynx

noun \ˈsfiŋ(k)s\
plural sphynx or sphynx·es

Definition of SPHYNX

:  any of a breed of large-eared virtually hairless cats that originated as a spontaneous mutation

Origin of SPHYNX

probably alteration of sphinx; from the cat's appearance
First Known Use: 1970

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