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 (vī′mə-rä′nər, wī′-)
A dog of a medium-sized breed developed in Germany for hunting, having a smooth gray coat.

[German, after Weimar.]


(ˈvaɪməˌrɑːnə; ˈwaɪməˌrɑː-)
(Breeds) a breed of hunting dog, having a very short sleek grey coat and short tail
[C20: named after Weimar, where the breed was developed]


(ˈvaɪ məˌrɑ nər, ˈwaɪ-, ˈwaɪ məˌreɪ-)

one of a German breed of large hunting dogs with a smooth gray coat and blue-gray or amber eyes.
[1940–45; < German, after Weimar; see -an1, -er1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Weimaraner - large breed of hound having a smooth greyish coatWeimaraner - large breed of hound having a smooth greyish coat; originated in Germany
hound, hound dog - any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
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We are devastated today after taking Archie, our much-loved family Wiemaraner dog, out into the desert near Dubai cycle track, where he died after eating some poison that had been left on the ground.
We were in the park the other day and we met Pat Kenny walking his Wiemaraner and Pat's dog was bossing Jack around because he is such a wimp.
Tail docking is traditionally carried out on very young puppies of certain breeds, such as boxers, dobermans, springer spaniels, rottweilers and wiemaraners.