from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun (Zoöl.) A breed of domestic cats having a rudimentary tail, containing only about three vertebrae. It is believed to have originated on the Isle of Man.

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  • noun A breed of domestic cat native to the Isle of Man, principally characterized by suppression of the tail, and with a short-haired coat and a medium-sized, rounded, cobby body.

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  • noun a short-haired tailless breed of cat believed to originate on the Isle of Man


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