Abyssinian

noun Ab·ys·sin·i·an \ ˌa-bə-ˈsi-nē-ən , -ˈsi-nyən \

Definition of Abyssinian

:any of a breed of medium-sized slender domestic cats of African origin with short usually brownish hair ticked with bands of darker color

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Origin and Etymology of abyssinian

Abyssinia, kingdom in Africa


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