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.
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- adj. A particular breed of dog.
- n. A dog of that breed.
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- n. a breed of terrier having a long heavy coat raised in Tibet as watchdogs
Lhasa + Tibetan apso, Lhasa apso.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Tibetan ལྷ་ས (lhasa) + Tibetan (apso, "terrier") (Wiktionary)