Bernese mountain dog


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Bernese mountain dog

n.
A dog of a large, muscular breed originating in the Bern Canton of Switzerland, having a thick, silky black coat with white and rust markings.

Bernese mountain dog

n
(Breeds) a strong sturdy dog of a breed with a bushy tail and a long silky black coat with reddish-brown and white markings, often used as a working farm dog

Ber′nese moun′tain dog`


n.
one of a Swiss breed of large, strong, longhaired dogs having a black coat with white and russet or tan markings, formerly used as draft animals.
[1930–35]
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Noun1.Bernese mountain dog - large powerful long-haired black-coated Swiss dog with deep tan or russet markings on legs and white blaze and feet and chest markingBernese mountain dog - large powerful long-haired black-coated Swiss dog with deep tan or russet markings on legs and white blaze and feet and chest marking; formerly used for draft
Sennenhunde - any of four Swiss breeds
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