Meaning of papillon

pap•il•lon

Pronunciation: (pap'u-lon" Fr. pa-pē-yôn'), [key]
— pl. -lons
  1. one of a breed of toy spaniels having a long, silky coat and large, erect ears held so that they resemble the wings of a butterfly.
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