bi·​chon ˈbē-ˌshȯn How to pronounce bichon (audio)
plural bichons
: bichon frise
… talks about the five pups she's rescued from the pound—a white German shepherd, two bichons, a miniature poodle, and a standard poodle.Mark Shanahan, Boston Globe, 22 Sept. 2007

Word History

First Known Use

1968, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bichon was in 1968

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“Bichon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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