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


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  • [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.

    Further Records, 1848-1883: A Series of Letters


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