Cornish rex

noun, often capitalized R

Definition of Cornish rex

: any of a breed of cats with a very short soft wavy coat free of guard hairs and a small head with large ears

First Known Use of Cornish rex

1972, in the meaning defined above

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“Cornish rex.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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