Devon rex

noun

Definition of Devon rex

: any of a breed of large-eared cats having a very short wavy or curly coat with sparse guard hairs

First Known Use of Devon rex

1972, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Devon rex

Devon, England

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“Devon rex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Devon%20rex. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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