Persian cat


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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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.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 10 December 2019.

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English Language Learners Definition of Persian cat

: a type of cat that has a round head and long, soft fur

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