Maltese dog
Maltese dog Maltese dog n. (Zool.) A breed of toy dog having a long straight silky white coat; also called a {Maltese}. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Maltese (dog) — Maltese Two Maltese dogs sitting on a chair. Country of origin Central Mediterranean Area [1] Patronage Italy [1] …   Wikipedia

  • Maltese dog — Maltese Mal*tese , a. Of or pertaining to Malta or to its inhabitants. n. sing. & pl. A native or inhabitant of Malta; the people of Malta. [1913 Webster] {Maltese cross}. See Illust. 5, of {Cross}. {Maltese dog} (Zo[ o]l.), a breed of small… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Maltese dog — noun breed of toy dogs having a long straight silky white coat • Syn: ↑Maltese terrier, ↑Maltese • Hypernyms: ↑toy dog, ↑toy * * * one of a breed of toy dogs having a long, straight, silky white coat. [1790 1800] * * * Maltese dog noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Maltese dog — (also Maltese terrier) noun a dog of a very small breed, with long white hair …   English new terms dictionary

  • Maltese dog — breed small dog with long silky white hair …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Maltese dog — /ˌmɔltiz ˈdɒg/ (say .mawlteez dog) noun one of a breed of toy dogs, with long silky coats, often white in colour …   Australian English dictionary

  • Maltese dog — one of a breed of toy dogs having a long, straight, silky white coat. [1790 1800] * * * …   Universalium

  • Maltese — dog Maltese dog n. (Zool.) A breed of toy dog having a long straight silky white coat; also called a {Maltese}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Maltese — may refer to: Something of, from, or related to Malta Maltese people, people from Malta or of Maltese descent Maltese language, the Semitic language spoken by Maltese people As a surname Francesco Maltese, Italian Baroque era painter Michael… …   Wikipedia

  • Maltese — Mal*tese , a. Of or pertaining to Malta or to its inhabitants. n. sing. & pl. A native or inhabitant of Malta; the people of Malta. [1913 Webster] {Maltese cross}. See Illust. 5, of {Cross}. {Maltese dog} (Zo[ o]l.), a breed of small terriers,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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