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peekapoo

[ pee-kuh-poo ]
/ ˈpi kəˌpu /
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noun, plural peek·a·poos.
a dog crossbred from a Pekingese and a miniature poodle: Our Pekingese, Millie, is a wonderful mother to her litter of peekapoos.
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Also pek·e·poo, pek·a·poo .

Origin of peekapoo

First recorded in 1965–70; Pek(ingese), the breed of dog + by analogy with the earlier compound noun (cock)apoo; spelling imitates peekaboo
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