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 (vī′mə-rä′nər, wī′-)
A dog of a medium-sized breed developed in Germany for hunting, having a smooth gray coat.

[German, after Weimar.]


(ˈvaɪməˌrɑːnə; ˈwaɪməˌrɑː-)
(Breeds) a breed of hunting dog, having a very short sleek grey coat and short tail
[C20: named after Weimar, where the breed was developed]


(ˈvaɪ məˌrɑ nər, ˈwaɪ-, ˈwaɪ məˌreɪ-)

one of a German breed of large hunting dogs with a smooth gray coat and blue-gray or amber eyes.
[1940–45; < German, after Weimar; see -an1, -er1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Weimaraner - large breed of hound having a smooth greyish coatWeimaraner - large breed of hound having a smooth greyish coat; originated in Germany
hound, hound dog - any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
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