Chartreux

1 of 2

noun (1)

plural Chartreux
obsolete
: carthusian

Chartreux

2 of 2

noun (2)

(ˈ)shär¦trüs,
-ȧ¦t-,
-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

Etymology

Noun (1)

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

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“Chartreux.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chartreux. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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