Definition of Cataian



  1. 1 obsolete :  a native of Cathay

  2. 2 [so called from the reputation for thievery given to the Chinese by early travelers] obsolete :  sharper, scoundrel

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Origin and Etymology of cataian

Medieval Latin Cataya Cathay + English -an — more at cathay

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to cast off or become cast off

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