colorpoint shorthair

noun

col·​or·​point shorthair ˈkə-lər-ˌpȯint- How to pronounce colorpoint shorthair (audio)
variants or less commonly colorpoint
: any of a breed of domestic cats of Siamese body type and coat pattern but occurring in different colors

Word History

First Known Use

1974, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of colorpoint shorthair was in 1974

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“Colorpoint shorthair.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/colorpoint%20shorthair. Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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