shih-tzu

World English Dictionary
shih-tzu (ˈʃiːˈtsuː)
 
n
a small dog of a breed derived from crossing the Pekingese and the Tibetan apso. It has a long straight dense coat and carries its tail curled over its back
 
[from Chinese, literally: lion]

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shih-tzu
small long-haired dog, 1921, from Chinese shizigou, from shi "lion" + zi "son" + gou "dog."
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