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Maltipoo

[ mawl-tee-poo ]
/ ˈmɔl tiˌpu /
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noun

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.

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Origin of Maltipoo

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