Persian cat

noun

Definition of Persian cat

: any of a breed of stocky round-headed domestic cats that have a long silky coat and thick ruff

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Persian cat

First Known Use of Persian cat

1821, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Persian cat was in 1821

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“Persian cat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Persian%20cat. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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