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

  • adjective Of or relating to Myanmar (Burma) or its people, language, or culture.
  • noun A native or inhabitant of Myanmar.
  • noun A person of Burmese ancestry.
  • noun The Sino-Tibetan language of Myanmar.
  • noun A domestic cat of a breed developed in the United States from a cat imported from Southeast Asia, having golden eyes and a short glossy brown, beige, bluish, or gray coat.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to Burma.
  • noun singular or plural An inhabitant or inhabitants of Burma. See Burman.
  • noun The language of the people of Burma. It is one of the monosyllabic languages.

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

  • adjective Of or pertaining to Burmah, or its inhabitants.

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

  • adjective Of, from, or pertaining to Burma (or Myanmar), the Burmese people or the Burmese language.
  • noun A person from Myanmar or of Burmese descent.
  • noun A medium size, short hair domestic cat breed, originating in Thailand.
  • proper noun The Sino-Tibetan official language of the country Myanmar. Also known as Myanmar (which is the name preferred by the country's current government).
  • proper noun The script in which the Myanmar language is written. Also known as Myanmar.

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

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Myanmar or its people
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Myanmar
  • noun the official language of Burma


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  • my husband made the picture section of Burmese. he is in the 2016 blackbeard fest holding our Albino Burmese. so cool!

    September 19, 2016