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corgi

[kawr-gee] /ˈkɔr gi/
noun
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; < Welsh, equivalent to cor dwarf + -gi, combining form of ci dog, cognate with Old Irish cú; see hound1
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  • The aforementioned dog, whose former owners want him back, is a corgi.
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corgi

/ˈkɔːɡɪ/
noun
1.
either of two long-bodied short-legged sturdy breeds of dog, the Cardigan and the Pembroke Also called Welsh corgi
Word Origin
C20: from Welsh, from cor dwarf + ci dog
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Word Origin and History for corgi
n.

1926, from Welsh corgi, from cor "dwarf" + ci "dog" (see canine).

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