Meaning of löwchen in English:

löwchen

noun

(also lowchen)
  • A breed of toy dog thought to originate in northern Europe, with a thick, wavy coat presented with the hindquarters and upper legs clipped so that the dog resembles a male lion in outline; a dog of this breed. Compare "Bichon" noun.

Pronunciation

löwchen

/ˈləːvʃn/ /ˈlaʊtʃən/

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Country Life. Apparently from German Löwchen from Löwe lion + -chen, diminutive suffix.