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
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Per′sian cat′


n.
one of a breed of longhaired domestic cats with a short, stocky body and a broad, round head.
[1815–25]
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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
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Translations

Persian cat

nPerserkatze f
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Persian cat

n(gatto) persiano
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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.
Panther, a blue Persian cat, is without a doubt the country's most famous cat.
Barbie Almalbis with her 1989 Fender Strat and a Persian cat named Vernie, which was the inspiration behind one of her latest tracks called Tigre.
The 51-year-old said the footage revealed that, on Thursday, at around 3.15pm, Daisy - a white Persian cat - was sitting in the road when a black Hyundai hit her.
A man was arrested Sunday, for killing his neighbor's pet Persian cat by throwing it from the 16th floor of his apartment building in the Indian state of Maharashtra.
Only, this 'model' is a five year old Persian cat, who is also blind.
S.H.E songs have consistently topped the charts in Taiwan, with hits including Not Yet Lovers, Tropical Rainforest, Persian Cat, and Super Star.