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Definition of the noun abyssinian

What does abyssinian mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: Abyssinians

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

Alternative definition of the noun abyssinian


  1. A native of Abyssinia.
  2. A member of the Abyssinian Church.
  3. A short-haired domestic cat descended from cats of ancient Egypt making it one of the oldest breeds in the world. Wikipedia

Definition of the adjective abyssinian

What does abyssinian mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. Of or pertaining to Abyssinia.


Abyssinian a.k.a. Ran Fujimiya is a fictional character from the 1998 anime TV series Weiß Kreuz.

Phrases with Abyssinian

  1. abyssinian cat
  2. Abyssinian Oat
  3. Abyssinian Owl
  4. Abyssinian Hare
  5. Abyssinian Genet
  6. Abyssinian Myrrh
  7. abyssinian banana
  8. Abyssinian Roller
  9. Abyssinian Catbird
  10. Abyssinian Mustard
  11. Abyssinian Waxbill
  12. Abyssinian Longclaw
  13. Abyssinian wheatear
  14. Abyssinian White-Eye
  15. Abyssinian Woodpecker
  16. Abyssinian Crimsonwing
  17. Abyssinian Scimitarbill
  18. Abyssinian Ground Thrush
  19. Abyssinian Ground Hornbill
  20. Abyssinian Slaty Flycatcher

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Abyssinian

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Google previewGenetics for Cat Breeders (2013)

International Series in Pure and Applied Biology by Roy Robinson

Abyssinian The Abyssinian is an interesting cat genetically.

Google previewExplorations in Automatic Thesaurus Discovery (2012)

by Gregory Grefenstette

Sample Text: * The Abyssinian is a medium-sized cat with a triangular face, large pointed ears, lean body, and long tail. The almond-shaped eyes are hazel to orange, and the fine, short-haired coat ranges from light brown to silver. Each hair ...

Google previewFiremoon Abyssinian (2016)

by Jennifer Dickson

Abyssinian is a very ancient land; it had come to be thousands of years since passed. For now, here is the story you have been ever so longing for. As the day set on King Charles and Queen Aurora's anniversary, black smoke clouded the hills ...

Google previewMore Fascinating Facts You Didn't Know About Your Cat (2015)

by Peter Scottsdale

The Abyssinian is a popular breed in the U.S. The American Bobtail Some genetic lines of the American Bobtail have produced sweet and gentle cats with a wildcat appearance. Having a tail 1/3 to 1⁄2 the length of other cats, the American ...

Google previewThe Dublin Review (1893)

by Nicholas Patrick Wiseman

As every Abyssinian is a born orator the causes are argued by the parties at considerable length, and couriers and messengers are received when they are over, the king retiring to supper only when none remain to be heard. Missionary ...

Google previewThe Cat Encyclopedia (2014)

by DK

With its athletic build, aristocratic bearing, and beautiful ticked coat, the Abyssinian is a striking cat with a hint of “wild” about it—like a small mountain lion . The original, A more plausible version suggests that its forerunners (see panel, ...

Google previewMillhouse (2014)

by Natale Ghent

The Abyssinian is a rude and ill-tempered ...

Google previewThe Geometry of Meaning (2014)

Semantics Based on Conceptual Spaces by Peter Gärdenfors

For example, “An abyssinian is a cat” will automatically be true by the fact that the regions associated with the domains for the category ...

Google previewUltimate Cat: A Complete Guide to Breeds and Hybrids

by Leigh-Ann Andersen

A lilac Abyssinian is a pale ivory ticked with a frosty gray. The undercoat is a pale ivory and the tail is tipped with frosty gray. The nose leather is always mauve or pink. Paw pads should be lilac pink with a dusty lilac between the toes. This color ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance (2012)

by Cary D. Wintz, Paul Finkelman

The Abyssinian Baptist Church is internationally recognized as a symbol of black spiritual and political power. Duringthe Harlem Renaissance, Abyssinian relocateduptown, after having made several expansive moves from lower Manhattan.

Google previewA Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels (2015)

by Hastings, James

Abyssinian. Church. abranch ofthe Coptic church, in upper Ethiopia. The Abyssinians, by themost authentic accounts, were converted to the Christian faith about theyear 330; when Frumentius, being providentially raised to a high office, under ...

Google previewBiblical and Theological Bible Dictionary (2015)

by Watson, Richard

Abyssinian. Church. abranch ofthe Coptic church, in upper Ethiopia. The Abyssinians, by themost authentic accounts, were converted to the Christian faith about theyear 330; when Frumentius, being providentially raised to a high office, under ...

Google previewMason's World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties (2002)

by Valerie Porter

Podolica abruzzese di montagna/extinct Abyssinian Highland ...

Google previewThe Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia (101-)

by Project Gutenberg

The Abyssinian calendar is as follows:—The Abyssinian year of 365 days (366 in leapyear) begins on the 1st of Maskarram, which corresponds to about the 10th of September. The months have thirty days each, and are thus named: ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Musical Information (1876)

by John Weeks Moore

g ABYSSINIAN MUSIC. This race were advanced in music, and used six musical instruments, – the sistrum, lyre, tabor, flute, kettle-drum, and trumpet. ABYSSINIAN TRUMPET, made of a reed five feet and a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Linum to Oyster (1891)

by Sir George Watt

There are, however, three or four Abyssinian species and several members of allied genera, some of which appear to possess the medicinal properties of the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Geography, Complete Description of Earth (1855)

by Hugh Murray

Abyssinian Hornbili. Plant-Cutter. general nature are much scattered, and not very precise. The Golden Eagle has been mentioned by Bruce ; but the accounts of travellers, not themselves conversant with natural history, are now very justly ...

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Maximillien, male Abyssinian guinea pig

Friendly, curious 9-month Abyssinian male looking for a good home. He is happy and healthy, and loves cucumber and lettuce. Until recently, he was living with a female but they were separated to avoid any more baby pigs! He enjoys human company and squeaks excitedly when he hears the fridge door opening or vegetables being chopped.

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Abyssinian Meaning

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Scrabble value of A1B3Y4S1S1I1N1I1A1N1

The value of this 10-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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