Definitions

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.

  • 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.
  • To join in the manner of the Siamese twins; inosculate. Compare Siamese coupling, under Siamese.

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

Etymologies

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

[After Siam, (Thailand).]

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