chow chow
noun Usage: often capitalized both Cs Etymology: perhaps from chow-chow Chinese person, from Chinese Pidgin English chowchow food Date: 1886 any of a breed of heavy-coated sturdy muscular dogs of Chinese origin having a broad head and muzzle, a distinctive blue-black tongue and black-lined mouth, and either a long dense coat with a full ruff or a short smooth coat — called also chow

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