a generic term for a group of breeds of short-haired cat of Burmese type, including the Bombay
- Asian tiger mosquito
a mosquito, Aedes albopictus, native to Asia, that transmits yellow fever and dengue and possibly West Nile virus. Compare .
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. an Asian person. Historical Examples In the Asiatic Cusha-Dwip they supported themselves by violence and rapine. The God-Idea of the Ancients Eliza Burt Gamble As is usual in Asiatic warfare, it was considerably pressed. The Story of the Malakand Field Force Sir Winston S. Churchill In Sicily things seem to have turned round; the […]
- Asiatic beetle
. a scarab beetle, Anomala orientalis, introduced into the U.S. from the Orient, the larvae of which feed on the roots of sugarcane and other grasses. noun a Japanese scarabaeid beetle, Anomala orientalis, introduced into Hawaii and the northeastern US: a serious pest of sugar cane and cereal crops because it destroys the roots