flat-coated retriever


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flat-coated retriever

n
(Breeds) a medium-sized variety of retriever having a dense flat black or liver-coloured coat with feathered legs and tail

flat′-coat`ed retriev′er


n.
one of an English breed of sporting dogs with a fine, flat, dense black or liver-colored coat.
[1945–50]
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Noun1.flat-coated retriever - an English breed having a shiny black or liver-colored coatflat-coated retriever - an English breed having a shiny black or liver-colored coat; retrieves game from land or water
retriever - a dog with heavy water-resistant coat that can be trained to retrieve game
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