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Any of several varieties of small dog of a breed originating in Belgium, having a rough or smooth coat and a short muzzle.
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one of a Belgian breed of toy dogs with an upturned nose and a reddish brown coat.
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|Noun||1.||Brussels griffon - breed of various very small compact wiry-coated dogs of Belgian origin having a short bearded muzzle|
Canis familiaris, dog, domestic dog - a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds; "the dog barked all night"
Brabancon griffon - a variety of Brussels griffon having a short smooth coat
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