abyssinian cat

Ab·ys·sin·i·a cat
A a


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-uh-sin-ee-uh kat]
    • /ˌæb əˈsɪn i ə kæt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-uh-sin-ee-uh kat]
    • /ˌæb əˈsɪn i ə kæt/

Definitions of abyssinian cat words

  • noun abyssinian cat a variety of cat with a long body and a short brown coat with black or dark brown markings 3
  • noun abyssinian cat a breed of domesticated cat originating in Africa, typically having grayish or brownish fur with a reddish undercoat, giving it a brindled appearance. 1
  • noun abyssinian cat A domestic breed of cat with long ears, short hair and a black stripe along the spine. 0

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Origin of abyssinian cat

First appearance:

before 1875
One of the 25% newest English words
First recorded in 1875-80

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Parts of speech for Abyssinian cat


abyssinian cat popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 73% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

Synonyms for abyssinian cat

noun abyssinian cat

  • abyssinian — a native or inhabitant of Abyssinia

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