Eskimo dog

Eskimo dog

noun
1.
one of a breed of strong, medium-sized dogs having a dense, coarse coat, used in arctic regions for hunting and pulling sleds.
2.
any dog of the arctic regions of North America used for pulling sleds.
Also called husky.


Origin:
1865–75

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Eskimo dog
 
n
a large powerful breed of sled dog with a long thick coat and curled tail

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