shar–pei

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noun, often capitalized S&P \ˌshä-ˈpā, ˌshär-\

Definition of shar–pei

plural

shar–peis

  1. :  any of an ancient breed of dogs originating in China that have loose wrinkled skin especially when young, a short bristly coat, blue-black tongue, and wide blunt muzzle

Origin and Etymology of shar–pei

Chinese (Guangdong) sand + péi fur


First Known Use: 1975


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