golden retriever


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golden retriever

n.
A dog of a breed developed in Scotland for retrieving game, having a dense coat of golden hair with feathering at the neck, legs, and tail.
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golden retriever

n
(Breeds) a compact large breed of dog having a silky coat of flat or wavy hair of a gold or dark-cream colour, well-feathered on the legs and tail
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gold′en retriev′er


n.
one of a British breed of medium-sized retrievers having a thick, flat or wavy golden coat with feathering on the neck, legs, and tail.
[1915–20]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.golden retriever - an English breed having a long silky golden coatgolden retriever - an English breed having a long silky golden coat
retriever - a dog with heavy water-resistant coat that can be trained to retrieve game
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