catfacing

noun
cat·​fac·​ing | \ ˈkat-ˌfā-siŋ How to pronounce catfacing (audio) \

Definition of catfacing

: a disfigurement or malformation of fruit suggesting a cat's face in appearance

First Known Use of catfacing

1940, in the meaning defined above

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“Catfacing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/catfacing. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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