Persian cat


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Persian cat

n
(Breeds) a long-haired variety of domestic cat with a stocky body, round face, short nose, and short thick legs

Per′sian cat′


n.
one of a breed of longhaired domestic cats with a short, stocky body and a broad, round head.
[1815–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Persian cat - a long-haired breed of catPersian cat - a long-haired breed of cat    
domestic cat, Felis catus, Felis domesticus, house cat - any domesticated member of the genus Felis
Translations

Persian cat

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Persian cat

n(gatto) persiano
References in classic literature ?
Trotting around the wheel-house to the shady lee-side of it, he came upon his fate; for be it known that Captain Duncan possessed on board in addition to two fox-terriers, a big Persian cat, and that cat possessed a litter of kittens.
Long as it has taken to tell the battle, beginning with the slaying of the Persian cat to the thrusting of the mop into Michael's jaws, so swift had been the rush of events that the passengers, springing from their deck-chairs and hurrying to the scene, were just arriving when Michael eluded the mop of the sailor by a successful dodge and plunged in on Captain Duncan, this time sinking his teeth so savagely into a rotund calf as to cause its owner to splutter an incoherent curse and howl of wrathful surprise.
Flambeau, who was a friend of Angus, received him in a rococo artistic den behind his office, of which the ornaments were sabres, harquebuses, Eastern curiosities, flasks of Italian wine, savage cooking-pots, a plumy Persian cat, and a small dusty-looking Roman Catholic priest, who looked particularly out of place.
Flambeau went back to his sabres, purple rugs and Persian cat, having many things to attend to.
When he was seen thus among his books and his valuables, amiably anxious to make his visitor comfortable, and moving about with something of the dexterity and grace of a Persian cat, Denham relaxed his critical attitude, and felt more at home with Rodney than he would have done with many men better known to him.
Caption: A Persian cat, showing a traditional face.
To set the record straight, Atchoum is a Persian cat from Canada that has a very rare congenital hormonal condition referred to as hypertricosis, or werewolf syndrome.
A tribute by the author's talented artist daughter, Felicia Trujillo, "Pandora" is re-issued, bringing the artist's original hauntingly lifelike illustrations of an enchanting but maddening Persian cat to full display.
PLOT: After years of being forced to endure unconditional love from its owners, Fluffy Persian cat joins the local Triad gang and returns home to wreak revenge.
WELLINGTON is a Persian cat and has been a regular visitor to Donaldson's for 18 years.
My Persian cat is very old and is unable to groom herself properly.
A healthy Persian cat will cost from QR700 to QR 800 at the market.