oci·​cat ˈä-sē-ˌkat How to pronounce ocicat (audio)
: any of a breed of domestic cats developed by crossing Siamese, American shorthair, and Abyssinian cats and having a short spotted coat

Word History


blend of ocelot and cat

First Known Use

1967, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ocicat was in 1967

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“Ocicat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ocicat. Accessed 1 Jun. 2023.

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