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Abyssinian

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1. abyssinian, abyssinian cat

a small slender short-haired breed of African origin having brownish fur with a reddish undercoat

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Abyssinian

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noun
1. 
a native or inhabitant of Abyssinia
adjective
2. 
of or relating to Abyssinia or its inhabitants

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Abyssinian

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noun
1. 
Ethiopian
2. 
any of a breed of short-haired domestic cat, ruddy brown or reddish in color, with a rounded, wedge-shaped head, originating in Egypt or Ethiopia (Abyssinia)
adjective
3. 
Ethiopian (sense 1)

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Abyssinian

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adj.
Of or relating to Abyssinia.
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of Abyssinia.
2. A domestic cat of a slender breed developed in Britain, possibly from cats imported from northeast Africa, having a short coat, often golden brown, with hairs that have bands of lighter and darker color.

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