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Pekingese

noun Pe·king·ese \ˌpē-kə-ˈnēz, -ˈnēs; -kiŋ-ˈēz, -ˈēs\

: a small dog with a flat face and long, soft fur

plural Pekingese or Pekinese

Full Definition of PEKINGESE

1
a :  the Chinese dialect of Beijing
b :  a native or resident of Beijing
2
:  any of a Chinese breed of small short-legged dogs with a broad flat face and a profuse long soft coat

Variants of PEKINGESE

Pe·king·ese or Pe·kin·ese \ˌpē-kə-ˈnēz, -ˈnēs; -kiŋ-ˈēz, -ˈēs\
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First Known Use of PEKINGESE

1849

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