Meaning of Bichon Frise

Bi•chon Frise

Pronunciation: (bē'shon frēz', fri-zā' Fr. bē-shôn frē-zā'), [key]
  1. one of a French-Belgian breed of small dog having a silky, loosely curled, thick white coat, a topknot, dropped ears with long flowing hair, and a tail curved over its back, originally developed in the Mediterranean area.
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