American water spaniel

American water spaniel
noun
breed of medium-sized spaniels originating in America having chocolate or liver-colored curly coat
Hypernyms: ↑water spaniel

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized A
: a medium-sized spaniel of American origin with a thick curly chocolate or liver-colored coat

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one of an American breed of medium-sized water spaniels having a thick, curly chocolate-colored or liver-colored coat.
[1945-50]

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American water spaniel,
any one of a breed of hunting dogs having a thick, closely curled coat that is usually solid liver or dark chocolate brown.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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