Great Pyrenees


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Great Pyrenees

n.
A dog of a large breed developed to guard sheep in the Pyrenees Mountains, having a thick white coat and a plumed tail.

Great′ Pyr′enees


n.
one of a breed of large, heavy dogs with a thick white coat, raised orig. in the Pyrenees for guarding sheep.
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Noun1.Great Pyrenees - bred of large heavy-coated white dogs resembling the NewfoundlandGreat Pyrenees - bred of large heavy-coated white dogs resembling the Newfoundland
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"
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Due to its more rural location, the sheep are protected by a Great Pyrenees guardian dog who lives among the flock.
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He was often accompanied by Amy, his faithful Great Pyrenees mountain dog.
'General,' a Great Pyrenees aged around 10 years old was caught on camera, as he casually waltzed out of the animal clinic, easily opening at least four doors in the process, as shown in the video.
Each day, she gives vitamin supplements and anti-inflammatory pills to Mac, her 12-year-old Great Pyrenees.
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