Siamese cat

noun

Definition of Siamese cat

: 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

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1871, in the meaning defined above

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Siamese cat

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Siamese cat

: a type of cat that has blue eyes and short light-colored hair on the body with darker-colored ears, paws, tail, and face

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