Australian cattle dog


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Australian cattle dog

n.
A dog of a medium-sized breed developed in Australia to herd cattle, having a muscular body and a short blue or red speckled coat. Also called blue heeler.

Australian cattle dog

n
(Breeds) a compact strongly-built dog of a breed with pricked ears and a smooth bluish-grey coat, often used for controlling and moving cattle
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