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Possibly a Western invention, from Mandarin (, good fortune) + English dog. There is no similar word in Chinese itself that uses the word , but see foo and Foo.

NounEdit

foo dog (plural foo dogs)

  1. A stylized lion statue similar to those usually placed in male and female pairs outside imperial Chinese palaces, tombs, temples, &c.
  2. A Pekingese dog.

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