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Pekingese

Pe·king·ese

Pekingese

pronunciation:
pi kIng iz [or] pi kIng is [or] pi k niz [or] pi k nis
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of or pertaining to Beijing, China, or its people, culture, language, or the like.
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: Pekingese
definition 1: a native of Beijing, or a descendant thereof.
definition 2: the Chinese dialect of Beijing.
definition 3: a small, short-legged breed of dog that has long, silky, usu. light brown hair, and that originated in China.
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