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French bulldog

n.
A dog of a small muscular breed developed in France, having large rounded ears and a short coat.
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French bulldog

n
(Breeds) a small stocky breed of dog with a sleek coat, usually brindled or pied, a large square head, and large erect rounded ears
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French′ bull′dog


n.
one of a French breed of small, compact dogs with a large, square head and a short, sleek coat.
[1870–75]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.French bulldog - small stocky version of the bulldog having a sleek coat and square headFrench bulldog - small stocky version of the bulldog having a sleek coat and square head
bulldog, English bulldog - a sturdy thickset short-haired breed with a large head and strong undershot lower jaw; developed originally in England for bull baiting
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Translations
bulldog francés
bouledogue français
prancūzų buldogas
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