Chartreux

noun (1)
plural Chartreux

Definition of Chartreux 

(Entry 1 of 2)

obsolete

: carthusian

Chartreux

noun (2)
\(ˈ)shär¦trüs, -ȧ¦t-, -üz sometimes -är¦trərs or -ȧ¦trə̄s\
plural Chartreux

Definition of Chartreux (Entry 2 of 2)

: any of a breed of short-haired domestic cats of French origin having a bluish gray coat and gold or orange eyes

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History and Etymology for Chartreux

Noun (1)

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

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