Cymric

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English[edit]

The Cymric cat on an Azerbaijani stamp.
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Alternative forms[edit]

  • Cymraeg (used of the Wales and the Welsh language, but not the cat breed)

Etymology[edit]

From Welsh Cymru (Wales) +‎ -ic.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɪmrɪk/, /ˈkʌmrɪk/

Proper noun[edit]

Cymric

  1. (rare) The Welsh language.

Noun[edit]

Cymric (plural Cymrics)

  1. (rare) A member or descendant of the people of Wales
  2. A breed of domestic cat, developed in Canada, principally characterized by suppression of the tail and by a semi-long-haired coat, with a medium-sized, rounded, cobby body; it is the longhair version of the Manx cat.
  3. A cat of this breed.

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]

  • Manx cat (the original, short-haired version of the breed)

Adjective[edit]

Cymric (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the Cymry, the native people of Wales.
  2. (rare) Of or pertaining to Wales or the Welsh language.
  3. Of or pertaining to the Cymric cat breed.