colorpoint shorthair

noun
col·​or·​point shorthair | \ ˈkə-lər-ˌpȯint- How to pronounce colorpoint shorthair (audio) \
variants: or less commonly colorpoint \ ˈkə-​lər-​ˌpȯint How to pronounce colorpoint (audio) \

Definition of colorpoint shorthair

: any of a breed of domestic cats of Siamese body type and coat pattern but occurring in different colors

First Known Use of colorpoint shorthair

1974, in the meaning defined above

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“Colorpoint shorthair.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/colorpoint%20shorthair. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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