Maltese

noun
Mal·tese | \mȯl-ˈtēz, -ˈtēs\
plural Maltese

Definition of Maltese 

1 : a native or inhabitant of Malta

2 : the Semitic language of the Maltese people

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

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First Known Use of Maltese

1615, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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