[ mawl-tee-poo ]

  1. a dog crossbred from a Maltese dog and a miniature poodle or a toy poodle: Oswald of Merryton is a red Maltipoo of two champion lines, but the owner is not interested in breeding him.

Origin of Maltipoo

First recorded in 1965–70; from malti, a phonetic respelling of Malte(se) + poo(dle)

Words Nearby Maltipoo Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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