Havanese

noun
Ha·​va·​nese | \ ˌha-və-ˈnēz How to pronounce Havanese (audio) , ˌhä-, -ˈnēs \
plural Havanese

Definition of Havanese

: any of a breed of small, short-legged, sturdy dogs developed in Cuba that have a thick coat of long, soft, silky hair and a well-feathered tail curled over the back

First Known Use of Havanese

1968, in the meaning defined above

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“Havanese.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Havanese. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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