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A dog of a large breed developed in the North American Arctic as a sled dog, having erect ears, a plumed tail, and a thick coat.
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one of an Alaskan breed of large dogs with a dense, coarse gray or black and white coat, erect ears, and a bushy tail carried over the back, raised orig. for pulling sleds.
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Malamute de l’Alaska