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designer dog

[ dih-zahy-ner dawg, dog ]
/ dɪˈzaɪ nər ˌdɔg, ˌdɒg /
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noun
a dog intentionally crossbred from two purebred dogs of different breeds, specifically to appeal to a market for certain desirable traits: If your interest in designer dogs tends to the smaller types, the diminutive Maltipoo may be just for you.
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Origin of designer dog

First recorded in 1955–60
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