from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Same as Angora cat, under Angora.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a long-haired breed of cat
Sorry, no etymologies found.
[I have since heard of a similar curious companionship in an English farmyard, and seen a remarkable instance of it while staying in Paris, at the Hôtel du Rhin, in the Place Vendôme, where a magnificent white warlike-looking cockatoo and a splendid white Persian cat used to walk up and down the sunny courtyard of the hotel half the morning together.