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ocicat

Line breaks: oci¦cat
Pronunciation: /ˈɒsɪkat
 
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Definition of ocicat in English:

noun

A domestic cat of a breed having a spotted coat that resembles that of a wild cat: the ocicat loves attention and its leopard-style coat gives it a huge wow factor
More example sentences
  • If you're looking for a feline who looks like an exotic spotted wildcat, but whose natural habitat is your living room, the Ocicat may be the cat for you.
  • The Ocicat always has spots but comes in a number of color varieties.
  • An unexpected member of a litter in 1964, the Ocicat was the result of the crossing of a ruddy coated Abyssinian with a seal point Siamese.

Origin

1970s: from ocelot (from a supposed resemblance to the ocelot) + -i- + cat1.

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