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Lhasa apso

EnglishEdit

A Lhasa apso

EtymologyEdit

From Tibetan ལྷ་ས (lha sa) + Tibetan ཨོག་ཚོམ (og tshom) / ཨག་ཚོམ (ag tshom, goatee, chin-beard). Alternatively, from Tibetan ལྷ་ས (lha sa) + ར་ཕོ (ra pho, billy goat).

NounEdit

Lhasa apso (plural Lhasa apsos)

  1. (uncountable) A particular breed of dog, Tibetan in origin.
  2. (countable) A dog of this breed.

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