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

  • n. A native or resident of Peking (Beijing).
  • n. The Chinese dialect of Peking.
  • n. Any of a breed of small dog developed in China, having a flat nose, a long-haired coat, short bowed forelegs, and a tail that curls over its back.

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  • proper n. a native or inhabitant of Beijing (formerly Peking)
  • n. A small toy dog from China.

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

  • n. a Chinese breed of small short-legged dogs with a long silky coat and broad flat muzzle


Peking +‎ -ese (Wiktionary)



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