Scripts 盘瓠, 盤瓠(Chinese, Japanese Kanji)
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Meaning & History
From a combination of the characters 盘 (pan, meaning “plate”) and 瓠 (hu, meaning “gourd”). This is the name of a hound in Chinese mythology who possessed a five-colored pelt. He is considered the ancestor of several ethnic minorities in southern China, such as the Yao and She peoples.