sphynx

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noun \ˈsfiŋ(k)s\

Definition of sphynx

plural

sphynx

or

sphynxes

  1. :  any of a breed of large-eared virtually hairless cats that originated as a spontaneous mutation

Origin and Etymology of sphynx

probably alteration of sphinx; from the cat's appearance


First Known Use: 1970


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