Definition of papillon
: any of a European breed of small slender toy spaniels having large erect heavily fringed ears
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Piper (A456639), a 2-year-old white-and-brown female papillon, is available for adoption.
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Origin and Etymology of papillon
French, literally, butterfly, from Latin papilion-, papilio
First Known Use: 1907See Words from the same year
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