Chinese shar-pei


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Chinese shar-pei

n.
A dog of a medium-sized Chinese breed, having loose wrinkled skin, a short rough coat, and a blue-black tongue.

Shar-Pei

(ˈʃɑrˈpeɪ)

n.
one of a Chinese breed of medium-sized shorthaired dogs with a squarish muzzle and wrinkly skin over the head and body.
[< dial. Chinese (Guangdong) sā péi < Chinese shā pí literally, sand fur]
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