Belgian sheepdog


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Belgian sheepdog

n.
A sheepdog of a breed developed in Belgium, having a long-haired black coat. Also called Belgian Groenendael.
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Bel′gian sheep′dog


n.
one of a Belgian breed of dogs with a long black coat and erect ears, raised orig. for herding sheep.
[1925–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Belgian sheepdog - hardy working dog developed in Belgium for herding sheepBelgian sheepdog - hardy working dog developed in Belgium for herding sheep
sheep dog, sheepdog, shepherd dog - any of various usually long-haired breeds of dog reared to herd and guard sheep
groenendael - black-coated sheepdog with a heavily plumed tail
malinois - fawn-colored short-haired sheepdog
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