sniffer dog


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sniffer dog

n.
A dog specially trained to locate illicit drugs or explosives by using its sense of smell. Also called detection dog, detector dog.

sniffer dog

n
(Law) a police dog trained to detect drugs or explosives by smell
Translations

sniffer dog

[ˈsnɪfədɒg] Nperro m rastreador; (for drugs) → perro m antidroga; (for explosives) → perro m antiexplosivos

sniffer dog

nSpürhund m

sniffer dog

[ˈsnɪfəˌdɒg] ncane inv poliziotto m (antidroga o antiterrorismo)
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