Definition of marmalade cat in English:

marmalade cat


  • A cat with orange fur and darker orange markings.

    • ‘The term marmalade cat applies to several Malawi species with certain markings.’
    • ‘Orlando is a gorgeous marmalade cat with gooseberry-green eyes.’
    • ‘He meets a little white mouse, a marmalade cat, a black-and-white cow, a green crocodile, a grinning lion, a big-eared elephant and a gigantic whale.’
    • ‘"Sir Winston requested in his will that there should always be a marmalade cat named Jock in comfortable residence at the House," explains Victoria, part of whose job description is to look after the current incumbent, six-year-old Jock III.’


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