Siamese: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sī"u-mēz', -mēs'), [key]
— adj., n., pl. -mese.
- of or pertaining to Siam, its people, or their language.
- Thai (def. 3).
- twin; closely connected; similar.
- dual; combined; twofold or two-way: a Siamese sprinkler.
- a native of Siam.
- Thai (def. 2).
- (usually l.c.) a standpipe placed outside a building close to ground level, having two or more openings so that fire engines can pump water to the sprinkler system of the building.
- siamese (Thesaurus)