Definition of Abyssinian cat

1. Noun. A small slender short-haired breed of African origin having brownish fur with a reddish undercoat.

Exact synonyms: Abyssinian
Generic synonyms: Domestic Cat, Felis Catus, Felis Domesticus, House Cat



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abyssinian Cat

Abukir Bay
Abul-Walid Mohammed ibn-Ahmad Ibn-Mohammed ibn-Ros
Abun
Abuna
Abundius
Abure
Abutilon theophrasti
Abxazo
Aby Moritz Warburg
Aby Warburg
Abydos
Abyla
Abyssinia
Abyssinian
Abyssinian banana
Abyssinian cat
Abyssinians
Abzu
Ac1-proteinase
Ac2-proteinase
Ac3-proteinase
Ac4-proteinase
Ac5-proteinase
Acacia auriculiformis
Acacia cambegei
Acacia catechu
Acacia dealbata
Acacia farnesiana
Acacia melanoxylon
Acacia pycnantha

Literary usage of Abyssinian cat

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1. Rabbits, Cats and Cavies: Descriptive Sketches of All Recognised Exhibition by Charles Henry Lane (1903)
"... THE SHORT-HAIRED abyssinian cat I am not sure if this is not absolutely the least frequently seen of any variety of domesticated cat in this country, ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1908)
"The abyssinian cat resembles in its coloring the Belgian hare rabbit. The fur is of a rufus-red color, ticked evenly with black, with a black stripe down ..."

3. The Cat Manual by Dick Whittington (1902)
"The abyssinian cat is very rare and by no means popular. The specimens seen in this country are frequently small and weedy. Their peculiarity lies in their ..."

4. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"... newspaper column, 1974 As far as temperament, the abyssinian cat is a most affectionate and loving companion —Ruth A. Zimmermann, Cats Mag., ..."

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