cockapoo

noun
cock·a·poo | \ˈkä-kə-ˌpü \

Definition of cockapoo 

: a dog that is a cross between a cocker spaniel and a poodle

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Osmond loves being with her dog, a black cockapoo named Rasquette, and the pup often makes appearances on her Instagram account, while Daleman, whose dad is her off-ice trainer, posts lots of skating and fitness photos. Maura Sullivan Hill, Cosmopolitan, "All The Best International Figure Skaters To Watch For At The 2018 Olympics," 7 Feb. 2018 Animal control officers removed 56 poodles and cockapoos Oct. 5 after neighbors complained of a strong odor and an Ocala police officer found the dogs. Web Staff, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Ocala woman arrested after police found 56 neglected dogs in her home: report," 26 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of cockapoo

1960, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cockapoo

alteration of cocker (spaniel) + poodle

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