from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to Siam; Thai.
  • adjective Of or being a Y-shaped dual connection between two pipes or hoses and a larger pipe or hose.
  • noun A native or inhabitant of Siam; a Thai.
  • noun The Thai language.
  • noun A domestic cat of a long slender breed originating in Siam, having blue eyes and a short whitish to fawn coat with darker ears, face, tail, and feet.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To join in the manner of the Siamese twins; inosculate. Compare Siamese coupling, under Siamese.
  • Of or pertaining to the kingdom, the people, or (in a limited sense) the dominant race of Siam.
  • noun singular and plural An inhabitant or a native, or inhabitants or natives, of Siam, a kingdom of Farther India, or Indo-China: specifically, a member or the members of the dominant race of the kingdom, who constitute less than half of the population.
  • noun The prevalent language of Siam, which in its basis is monosyllabic and inflexible, exceptionally abounding in homonyms distinguishable only by variations of tone.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to Siam, its native people, or their language.
  • noun A native or inhabitant of Siam; pl., the people of Siam.
  • noun The language of the Siamese.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of, or relating to Siam; Thai
  • adjective Of a connection of tubes or hoses shaped like a letter Y.
  • proper noun The Thai language
  • noun The Siamese cat
  • noun An inhabitant of Siam

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to the languages of the Thai people
  • adjective of or relating to Thailand
  • noun a slender short-haired blue-eyed breed of cat having a pale coat with dark ears paws face and tail tip
  • noun a branch of the Tai languages
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Thailand or its people
  • noun an inlet with two or more couplings to which a hose can be attached so that fire engines can pump water into the sprinkler system of a building
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Thailand


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Siam, (Thailand).]


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