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Lhasa apso

[ap-soh] /ˈæp soʊ/
noun, plural Lhasa apsos.
one of a breed of small terriers having a long, heavy coat, raised in Tibet as watchdogs.
Origin of Lhasa apso
1930-35; apso < Tibetan, written ab sog Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for Lhasa apso

Lhasa apso

/ˈlɑːsə ˈæpsəʊ/
noun (pl) Lhasa apsos
a small dog of a Tibetan breed having a long straight dense coat, often gold or greyish, and a well-feathered tail carried curled over its back
Word Origin
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for Lhasa apso

type of dog, 1935, from Tibetan, literally "Lhasa terrier," from Lhasa, capital of Tibet.

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