German shepherd

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German shepherd

A dog of a large breed developed in Germany, having a dense grayish to brownish or black coat and often trained to assist the police. Also called police dog.

German shepherd


German shepherd dog


German sheep dog

(Breeds) another name for Alsatian1

Ger′man shep′herd

one of a breed of large dogs with erect ears, a bushy tail, and a thick, usu. gray or black-and-tan coat.
[1930–35; compare German Schäferhund literally, sheepdog]
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Noun1.German shepherd - breed of large shepherd dogs used in police work and as a guide for the blindGerman shepherd - breed of large shepherd dogs used in police work and as a guide for the blind
sheep dog, sheepdog, shepherd dog - any of various usually long-haired breeds of dog reared to herd and guard sheep
deutscher Schäferhund
germana ŝafhundo
pastor alemán
berger allemand
Duitse herdershond
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