Siamese cat

noun

: any of a breed of slender blue-eyed short-haired domestic cats of Asian origin with pale fawn or gray body and darker ears, paws, tail, and face and a long wedge-shaped head

Word History

First Known Use

1871, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Siamese cat was in 1871

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

Kids Definition

Siamese cat

noun
: any of a breed of slender blue-eyed domestic cats with short hair and a light-colored body and darker ears, paws, tail, and face
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