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Date: 1300-1400
Origin: From an unrecorded Old North French caton, from cat 'cat', from Late Latin cattus

kitten

noun
     
kitten
Related topics: Pets
kit‧ten [countable]
1DHP a young cat
2

have kittens

British English spoken informal to be very anxious or upset about something

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