Angora cat

Angora cat
noun
a long-haired breed of cat similar to the Persian cat
Syn: ↑Angora
Hypernyms: ↑domestic cat, ↑house cat, ↑Felis domesticus, ↑Felis catus

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized A
1. : a long-haired domestic cat with narrow pointed head and long slim body, tail, and limbs that prob. originated in the interior of Turkey and is nearly or wholly extinct as a pure breed in the U.S. — called also coon cat, Maine cat
2. : a long-haired domestic cat

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a long-haired variety of the domestic cat, raised originally in Angora, having a long body, pointed head, and bushy tail. Also called Angora.
[1810-20]

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Angora cat noun
1. A silky-haired kind of cat similar to the Persian but with a more pointed head, longer body and full tail
2. A term treated by some as obsolete for Persian cat
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Main Entry:Angora

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Angora cat,
a variety of the domestic cat with long, silky hair.

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  • Angora cat — cat cat (k[a^]t), n. [AS. cat; akin to D. & Dan. kat, Sw. katt, Icel. k[ o]ttr, G. katze, kater, Ir. cat, W. cath, Armor. kaz, LL. catus, Bisc. catua, NGr. ga ta, ga tos, Russ. & Pol. kot, Turk. kedi, Ar. qitt; of unknown origin. Cf. {Kitten}.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Angora cat — cat cat (k[a^]t), n. [AS. cat; akin to D. & Dan. kat, Sw. katt, Icel. k[ o]ttr, G. katze, kater, Ir. cat, W. cath, Armor. kaz, LL. catus, Bisc. catua, NGr. ga ta, ga tos, Russ. & Pol. kot, Turk. kedi, Ar. qitt; of unknown origin. Cf. {Kitten}.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Angora cat — Angora An*go ra ([a^]n*g[=o] r[.a]), n. A city of Asia Minor (or Anatolia) which has given its name to a goat, a cat, etc. [1913 Webster] {Angora cat} (Zo[ o]l.), a variety of the domestic cat with very long and silky hair, generally of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Angora cat — Persian Per sian, a. [From Persia: cf. It. Persiano. Cf. {Parsee}, {Peach}, {Persic}.] Of or pertaining to Persia, to the Persians, or to their language. [1913 Webster] {Persian berry}, the fruit of {Rhamnus infectorius}, a kind of buckthorn,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Angora cat — a long haired variety of the domestic cat, raised originally in Angora, having a long body, pointed head, and bushy tail. Also called Angora. [1810 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • Angora cat — noun Etymology: Angora (Ankara), Turkey Date: 1819 any of a breed of cats having a long graceful body and silky medium length hair with no undercoat; broadly a long haired domestic cat …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Angora cat — /æŋˌgɔrə ˈkæt/ (say ang.gawruh kat) noun a long haired variety of the domestic cat. Also, Angora. {originally bred in Angora2} …  

  • Angora cat — domestic cat bred for its long silky hair …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Angora turco — Un gato de angora turco con heterocromía. Fecha de origen siglo XV Lu …   Wikipedia Español

  • cat — (k[a^]t), n. [AS. cat; akin to D. & Dan. kat, Sw. katt, Icel. k[ o]ttr, G. katze, kater, Ir. cat, W. cath, Armor. kaz, LL. catus, Bisc. catua, NGr. ga ta, ga tos, Russ. & Pol. kot, Turk. kedi, Ar. qitt; of unknown origin. Cf. {Kitten}.] 1. (Zo[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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