exotic shorthair

noun

Definition of exotic shorthair

: any of a breed of stocky short-haired domestic cats developed in the U.S. by crossing American shorthairs and Persians

Examples of exotic shorthair in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Liu’s cats, one Siamese cat and two exotic shorthair cats, have been with her for around six years. Jane Li, Quartz, 29 Sep. 2021 Banned cats are Burmese, exotic shorthair, Himalayan and Persian. cleveland.com, 12 May 2018

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First Known Use of exotic shorthair

1974, in the meaning defined above

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“Exotic shorthair.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exotic%20shorthair. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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