bi·​chon | \ ˈbē-ˌshȯn How to pronounce bichon (audio) , -ˌshän, ÷-ˌzhȯn, ÷-ˌzhän \
plural bichons

Definition of bichon

: 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

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First Known Use of bichon

1968, in the meaning defined above

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“Bichon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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