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Maltese dog

[ mawl-teez-dawg, dog, -tees ]
/ mɔlˈtiz ˈdɔg, ˈdɒg, -ˈtis /
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noun
one of a breed of toy dogs having a long, straight, silky white coat.
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Also called Mal·tese .

Origin of Maltese dog

First recorded in 1790–1800
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