Pekingese [pē΄kə nēz′pē΄kiŋ ēz′; ] for n. 3, usually [, pē΄kə nēz′]
of Beijing (Peking) or its people, language, or culture
pl. Pekingese [pē΄kə nēz′]
1. a person born or living in Beijing (Peking)
2. the variety of Chinese spoken in Beijing
3. any of a breed of toy dog with a long, straight coat, a heavy mane, prominent eyes, short legs, and a short, wrinkled muzzle, orig. bred in China: Also Pekinese [pē΄kə nēz′]

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