Main definitions of puggle in English

: puggle1puggle2

puggle1

noun

  • A baby echidna or platypus.

    ‘after four weeks, the puggle starts to develop spines’
    ‘the platypus keeper has now overseen the birth of five puggles at the zoo’

Origin

1990s: from Puggle, the proprietary name of an Australian range of soft toys.

Pronunciation

puggle

/ˈpʌɡ(ə)l/

Main definitions of puggle in English

: puggle1puggle2

puggle2

noun

  • A dog that is a cross-breed of a pug and a beagle.

    ‘he's a puggle, a beagle and pug mix, sporting a permanently frowny face’

Origin

Early 21st century: blend of pug + beagle.

Pronunciation

puggle

/ˈpʌɡ(ə)l/