Oriental shorthair

noun

Definition of Oriental shorthair

: 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

First Known Use of Oriental shorthair

1974, in the meaning defined above

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“Oriental shorthair.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oriental%20shorthair. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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