Spitz meaning

spĭts
A dog belonging to any of several northern breeds, such as the Pomeranian and Samoyed, characterized by a thick coat, pointed muzzle and ears, and a plumed tail curled over the back.
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In the U.S., any of several dogs, as the chow, Samoyed, or Eskimo dog, characterized by a long, dense coat, erect, pointed ears, and a tail that curls over the back; esp., a variety of Pomeranian, usually white.
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Any of several Nordic breeds of dog such as the Pomeranian or Samoyed.
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Origin of spitz

  • German Spitz from spitz pointed from Middle High German spiz from Old High German spizzi
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition