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."

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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 — ► 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 — 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 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 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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