Xoloitzcuintli love

Definitions

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  • noun A breed of dog, the Mexican Hairless.

Etymologies

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Through Spanish from Classical Nahuatl xoloitzcuintli, from Xolotl + itzcuintli "dog", lit. "Xolotl's dog" or "monstruous dog".

Examples

  • AKA Rover Xoloitzcuintli The Xoloitzcuintli is the national dog of Mexico and was previously known as the Mexican Hairless.

    Week in Words

  • The Xoloitzcuintli is the national dog of Mexico and was previously known as the Mexican Hairless.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • The Xoloitzcuintli is the national dog of Mexico and was previously known as the Mexican Hairless.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • Dolores Olmedo, a Mexican businesswoman and Kahlo's rival for Rivera's affections (and never a woman to be outdone), ditched the boring cocker spaniels she once favored in order to trump Kahlo by breeding so many of the strange native dogs called Xoloitzcuintli (SHOW-low-eats-QUEENT-lee) that she eventually assembled a mighty pack.

    The Seattle Times

  • The Xoloitzcuintli is the national dog of Mexico and was previously known as the Mexican Hairless.

    The Seattle Times

  • This kind of dog is also found in today's Mexico, where it was called Xoloitzcuintli, a name that is the base for the racist word Cholo.

    www.Perublogs.com Todos los Blogs del Perú

  • This year there are about 80, including some uncommon ones such as Xoloitzcuintli, Portuguese Podengo, Leonberger, Swedish Vallhund, Komondor and Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever.

    chron.com Chronicle

  • The Xoloitzcuintli is pronounced "SHOW-low-eets-KWEENT-lee," or, if you can't manage that, you can call them "Xolos."

    Week in Words

  • This year, the surprise guest will be the notoriously ugly Xoloitzcuintli dogs, who have finally made the American Kennel Club's list of 170 recognized purebreds.

    Westminster Dog Show 2011: Pooch prep time

  • If Mexicans think so highly of the Xoloitzcuintli, a hairless, crooked tooth altogether weird looking dog, why did they used to eat them?

    See You Later, Mr. Chan*

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