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ˌpi kəˈniz, -ˈnis; esp. for 2-5 also ˌpi kɪŋˈiz, -ˈis; ˌpi kəˈniz, -ˈnispekingese

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  1. Pekinese, Pekingese, Pekenoun

    a Chinese breed of small short-legged dogs with a long silky coat and broad flat muzzle


  1. Pekingesenoun

    A small toy dog from China.

  2. Pekingesenoun

    a native or inhabitant of Beijing (formerly Peking)


  1. pekingese

    The Pekingese is a breed of toy dog originating from China. They are characterized by their flat face, compact body, and long, coarse fur. They are named after the city of Peking (now Beijing) where they were originally bred as companions for the imperial family. These dogs are known for their loyal and courageous nature, despite their small size. They usually weigh up to 14 pounds and stand about 6-9 inches tall at the shoulder.


  1. Pekingese

    The Pekingese is an ancient breed of toy dog, originating in China. They are called Lion-Dogs due to their resemblance to Chinese guardian lions. The breed was favored by royalty of the Chinese Imperial court as both a lap dog and companion dog, and its name refers to the city of Peking in Beijing where the Forbidden City resides. The breed has several characteristics and health issues related to its unique appearance. Because of its desirable characteristics, the Pekingese has been part of the development of designer crossbreeds, such as the Peke-a-tese. The Pekingese, originating from Western China, were proud companions of the Chinese Buddhist Monks. These dogs are also found to be owned by Chinese princes.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pekingese in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pekingese in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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