Angora cat


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Angora cat

n.
A domestic cat having long, silky hair, especially a Turkish angora or a long-haired Oriental.

Angora cat

n
1. (Breeds) a long-haired variety of cat, originating in Britain from crosses between Abyssinian and Siamese breeds in the 1960s
2. (Breeds) a former Turkish breed of cats popular in the 19th century
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Noun1.Angora cat - a long-haired breed of cat similar to the Persian catAngora cat - a long-haired breed of cat similar to the Persian cat
domestic cat, Felis catus, Felis domesticus, house cat - any domesticated member of the genus Felis
References in classic literature ?
From a pedigreed yellow pup I grew up to be an anonymous yellow cur looking like a cross between an Angora cat and a box of lemons.
The cashmere blend Joan sweater has a slight V-neck, relaxed shoulders, ribbed hems and fuzzy Angora cat intarsia draping over the left shoulder.
When his French Angora cat died, Benjamin Franklin sent it to Peale, as did George Washington when two pheasants died at his Mount Vernon estate.