Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of a breed of small dog originating in Tibet and having a long, straight coat.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. A particular breed of dog.
  • n. A dog of that breed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a breed of terrier having a long heavy coat raised in Tibet as watchdogs

Etymologies

Lhasa + Tibetan apso, Lhasa apso.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Tibetan ལྷ་ས (lhasa) + Tibetan  (apso, "terrier") (Wiktionary)

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