Mexican hairless


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Related to Mexican hairless: Xoloitzcuintli

Mexican hairless

Mexican hairless

n
(Breeds) a breed of small hairless dog with mottled skin, originating from Mexico

Mex′ican hair′less


n.
one of a breed of small dogs having no hair except for tufts on the top of the head and the lower part of the tail.
[1895–1900]
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Noun1.Mexican hairless - any of an old breed of small nearly hairless dogs of MexicoMexican hairless - any of an old breed of small nearly hairless dogs of Mexico
Canis familiaris, dog, domestic dog - a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds; "the dog barked all night"
References in classic literature ?
They came and went, resided in the populous kennels, or lived obscurely in the recesses of the house after the fashion of Toots, the Japanese pug, or Ysabel, the Mexican hairless,--strange creatures that rarely put nose out of doors or set foot to ground.
Select the right brush or comb that fits his type of coat--shorthaired, longhaired or nearly hairless like the Chinese Crested Dog or Mexican Hairless Dog (Xoloitzcuintli).
Two years later, Kimura and Doi showed that topical administration of kinetin improved the texture, wrinkling, and pigmentation of aged skin of hairless descendants of Mexican hairless dogs, resulting in notable depigmentation and rejuvenation after 100 days of treatment (Rejuvenation Res.