Pekingese definition

  • noun:
    • A native or resident of Peking (Beijing).
    • The Chinese dialect of Peking.
    • some of a breed of tiny puppy developed in Asia, having a set nose, a long-haired layer, short bowed forelegs, and a tail that curls over its back.
    • A small toy puppy from China.
    • a Chinese breed of small short-legged dogs with a lengthy silky layer and wide flat muzzle
  • proper-noun:
    • a native or inhabitant of Beijing (formerly Peking)

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