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Pe•king•ese



Pronunciation: (pē"ku-nēz', -nēs'; esp. for 2–5 also pē"king-ēz', -ēs'), [key]
n., pl. -ese for 1, 4,
adj.


n.
1. one of a Chinese breed of small dogs having a long, silky coat.
2. the standard Chinese language.
3. the dialect of Peking.
4. a native or inhabitant of Peking.

adj.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Peking. Also,Pe•kin•esePronunciation: (pē"ku-nēz', -nēs'). [key]

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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