Mal·​ti·​poo ˈmȯl-tē-ˌpü How to pronounce Maltipoo (audio)
variants or less commonly maltipoo
plural Maltipoos also maltipoos
: a dog that is a cross between a Maltese and a poodle
When former first lady Barbara Bush stayed at her summer home … she often headed to nearby Gooch's Beach to walk her two little Maltipoos, Bibi and Mini-Me. Beth Quimby
Her small dog, a Maltipoo named Saffy, makes its home in a bed next to her door. Tricia Miller

Word History

First Known Use

1965, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Maltipoo was in 1965

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“Maltipoo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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