1a member of the largest ethnic group of Burma (Myanmar) in SE Asia.
2a native or inhabitant of Burma.
3 [mass noun] the official language of Burma, which is the first language of about 22 million people (75 per cent of the population). It is a tonal Sino-Tibetan language written in an alphabet derived from that of ancient Pali.
4 (also Burmese cat) a cat of a short-coated breed originating in Asia.
relating to Burma, its people, or their language.
Burmese in other Oxford dictionaries
Definition of Burmese in the US English dictionary