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Maltese

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noun Mal·tese \mȯl-ˈtēz, -ˈtēs\

Definition of Maltese

plural Maltese

  1. 1 :  a native or inhabitant of Malta

  2. 2 :  the Semitic language of the Maltese people

  3. 3 :  any of a breed of toy dogs with a long silky white coat, a black nose, and very dark eyes

Maltese adjective


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1615

First Known Use of maltese

1615


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