Oriental shorthair

noun

: a slender short-haired domestic cat of a breed resembling the Siamese in conformation but having a solid-colored coat in a wide range of colors

Word History

First Known Use

1974, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Oriental shorthair was in 1974

Dictionary Entries Near Oriental shorthair

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“Oriental shorthair.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oriental%20shorthair. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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