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Meaning of Pekingese

Pe•king•ese

Pronunciation: (pē"ku-nēz', -nēs' esp. for 2–5 also pē"king-ēz', -ēs'), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -ese
—n.
  1. one of a Chinese breed of small dogs having a long, silky coat.
  2. the standard Chinese language.
  3. the dialect of Peking.
  4. a native or inhabitant of Peking.
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Peking.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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