Korat

noun
Ko·​rat | \ kō-ˈrät How to pronounce Korat (audio) , kȯ- \

Definition of Korat

: any of a breed of short-haired domestic cats originating in Thailand and having a heart-shaped face, a silver-blue coat, and usually green eyes

First Known Use of Korat

1967, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Korat

Korat province, Thailand

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“Korat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Korat. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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