noun Date: 1760 1. any of a breed of long-haired compact toy dogs with a soft dense undercoat 2. a native or inhabitant of Pomerania • Pomeranian adjective

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  • Pomeranian — is an adjective referring to Pomerania, an area divided between Poland and Germany.Pomeranian may also refer to: * Pomeranian (dog), a toy dog breed * Pomeranian (German dialect group), classified within Low German * Pomeranian (Western) Balts,… …   Wikipedia

  • Pomeranian — Pom e*ra ni*an, a. Of or pertaining to Pomerania, a province of Prussia on the Baltic Sea. n. A native or inhabitant of Pomerania. [1913 Webster] {Pomeranian dog} (Zo[ o]l.), the loup loup, or Spitz dog. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pomeranian — type of dog, 1760, from Pomerania (Ger. Pommern, Pol. Pomorze), former province of Prussia (now Poland) on the south coast of the Baltic Sea, Medieval Latin, from Pomerani, name of a Slavic tribe there, from Pol. po morze by the sea …   Etymology dictionary

  • Pomeranian — ► NOUN ▪ a small dog of a breed with long silky hair, a pointed muzzle, and pricked ears. ORIGIN from Pomerania, a region of central Europe …   English terms dictionary

  • Pomeranian — [päm΄ər ā′nē ən] adj. of Pomerania or its people or culture n. 1. a person born or living in Pomerania 2. any of a breed of toy dog, developed in Pomerania, with long, coarse hair of a solid color and a bushy tail turned over the back …   English World dictionary

  • Pomeranian — /pom euh ray nee euhn, rayn yeuhn/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Pomerania. n. 2. one of a breed of small dogs having long, straight hair, erect ears, and a tail carried over the back. 3. a native or inhabitant of Pomerania.… …   Universalium

  • Pomeranian — 1. adjective of, or relative to Pomerania 2. noun a) a native, or inhabitant of Pomerania b) the Pomeranian or Kashubian language …   Wiktionary

  • Pomeranian —  A toy breed of dog …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Pomeranian — Pom·er·a·ni·an || ‚pÉ’mÉ™ reɪnjÉ™n adj. pertaining to Pomerania (former province in Germany); from Pomerania …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pomeranian — Pom·er·a·ni·an || ‚pÉ’mÉ™ reɪnjÉ™n n. resident of Pomerania (former province in Germany); breed of small long haired dog …   English contemporary dictionary

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