Lion dog


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(Zool.) a fancy dog with a flowing mane, usually clipped to resemble a lion's mane.

See also: Lion

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12 Shih-tzu Developed in China, the breed is known as little lion dog in Mandarin.
THIS is a pair of 19thcentury Canton covered vases of baluster form, right, with twin gilt lion dog ring handles.