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A dog of a breed originating in Newfoundland, having a short yellow, black, or brown coat and often used to retrieve felled game. The breed was developed in England, where the name was changed from lesser Newfoundland to Labrador.
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(Breeds) a powerfully-built variety of retriever with a short dense usually black or golden-brown coat. Often shortened to: Labrador or lab (informal)
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one of a breed of solidly-built retrievers with a short, dense black, yellow, or chocolate coat and a thick, tapering tail, raised orig. in Newfoundland.
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|Noun||1.||Labrador retriever - breed originally from Labrador having a short black or golden-brown coat|
retriever - a dog with heavy water-resistant coat that can be trained to retrieve game
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