Pomeranian

noun
Pom·​er·​a·​nian | \ ˌpä-mə-ˈrā-nē-ən How to pronounce Pomeranian (audio) , -nyən\

Definition of Pomeranian

1 : any of a breed of long-haired compact toy dogs with a soft dense undercoat
2 : a native or inhabitant of Pomerania

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Pomeranian adjective

First Known Use of Pomeranian

1652, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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