papillon

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noun pa·pil·lon \ˌpä-pē-ˈyōⁿ, ˌpa-\

Definition of papillon

  1. :  any of a European breed of small slender toy spaniels having large erect heavily fringed ears

Origin and Etymology of papillon

French, literally, butterfly, from Latin papilion-, papilio


First Known Use: 1907


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