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Siamese

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adjective Si·a·mese \ˌsī-ə-ˈmēz, -ˈmēs\

Definition of Siamese

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of Thailand, the Thais, or their language

  2. 2 :  exhibiting great resemblance :  very like

  3. 3 not capitalized :  connecting two or more pipes or hoses so as to permit discharge in a single stream

Origin and Etymology of siamese

Siam (Thailand); in senses 2 & 3, from Siamese twin


First Known Use: 1693


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Siamese

noun Si·a·mese

Definition of Siamese

plural

Siamese

  1. 1 :  thai 2

  2. 2 :  thai 3

  3. 3 :  siamese cat

1693

First Known Use of siamese

1693



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