Great Pyrenees


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Great Pyrenees

n.
A dog of a large breed developed to guard sheep in the Pyrenees Mountains, having a thick white coat and a plumed tail.

Great′ Pyr′enees


n.
one of a breed of large, heavy dogs with a thick white coat, raised orig. in the Pyrenees for guarding sheep.
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Noun1.Great Pyrenees - bred of large heavy-coated white dogs resembling the NewfoundlandGreat Pyrenees - bred of large heavy-coated white dogs resembling the Newfoundland
Canis familiaris, dog, domestic dog - a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds; "the dog barked all night"
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