Manx cat

noun

Definition of Manx cat

: any of a breed of short-haired or long-haired tailless domestic cats

First Known Use of Manx cat

1848, in the meaning defined above

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“Manx cat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Manx%20cat. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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