Abyssinian

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Ab·ys·sin·i·an

 (ăb′ĭ-sĭn′ē-ən)
adj.
Of or relating to Abyssinia.
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of Abyssinia.
2. A domestic cat of a slender breed developed in Britain, possibly from cats imported from northeast Africa, having a short coat, often golden brown, with hairs that have bands of lighter and darker color.
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Abyssinian

(ˌæbɪˈsɪnɪən)
n
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Abyssinia
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Abyssinia or its inhabitants
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Abyssinian - a small slender short-haired breed of African origin having brownish fur with a reddish undercoatAbyssinian - a small slender short-haired breed of African origin having brownish fur with a reddish undercoat
domestic cat, Felis catus, Felis domesticus, house cat - any domesticated member of the genus Felis
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Translations
abyssinier

Abyssinian

[ˌæbɪˈsɪnɪən]
A. ADJabisinio
B. Nabisinio/a m/f
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Abyssinian

adj attrabessinisch
nAbessinier(in) m(f)
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Abyssinian cats with inherited rod-cone degeneration (rdAc model) are used as a model for studying retinal therapeutics [154, 155].
If Arkansas Business were dedicated to my personal whims, you'd be holding a publication filled with pictures of Cary Grant and Abyssinian cats and weighty essays on mid-century furniture and how "L.A.
Abyssinian cats have the agouti coat pattern, showing an overall ticking with distinct stripes present only on the forehead.