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bichon frise

noun bi·chon fri·se \bē-ˌshōⁿ-frē-ˈzā\
plural bi·chons fri·ses \-ˌshōⁿ-frē-ˈzā(z)\

Definition of BICHON FRISE

:  any of a breed of small sturdy dogs of Mediterranean origin having a thick wavy white coat

Origin of BICHON FRISE

modification of French bichon à poil frisé curly-haired lapdog
First Known Use: 1966

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