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noun (1)

plural Chartreux
: carthusian


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noun (2)

-üz sometimes -är¦trərs or -ȧ¦trə̄s
plural Chartreux
: any of a breed of short-haired domestic cats of French origin having a bluish gray coat and gold or orange eyes

Word History


Noun (1)

French, back-formation from chartreuse monastery, from Middle French chartrouse

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“Chartreux.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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