seal point


: a coat color of cats characterized by a cream or fawn body with dark brown points
also : a Siamese cat with such coloring

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web But the next cat who became a true sensation was nearly a century after Hayes when Gerald Ford’s daughter, Susan, moved to the White House with Shan, a miniature seal point Siamese who was known to be fond of hiding under furniture in the Lincoln Bedroom. Lauren Oster, Smithsonian Magazine, 11 Feb. 2022 Neko is a seal point Siamese cat and is 7 years old. Ann Jackson, cleveland, 10 June 2021 Dear Heloise: Here is a picture of our two Siamese cats — Hamish, who is a chocolate point, and Angus, who is a seal point — enjoying a winter day in the recliner. Washington Post, 27 Mar. 2021

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Word History


seal entry 1 (the color)

First Known Use

1934, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of seal point was in 1934

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Cite this Entry

“Seal point.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Jun. 2023.

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