Meaning of Lhasa apso in English:

Lhasa apso

Pronunciation /ˈapsəʊ/

nounplural noun Lhasa apsos

  • A dog of a small long-coated breed, typically gold or grey and white, originating at Lhasa.

    ‘In recent months, a Pomeranian and a Lhasa apso have joined the list.’
    • ‘Valeria's modeling career is finished, and her adored and pampered Lhasa apso becomes trapped under the floorboards of the apartment.’

Origin

1930s from Lhasa + Tibetan a-sob.