giant schnauzer

giant schnauzer

noun
one of a German breed of large working dogs, resembling a larger and more powerful version of the standard schnauzer, having a pepper-and-salt or pure black, wiry coat, bushy eyebrows and beard, and a docked tail set moderately high, originally developed as a cattle herder but now often used in police work.

Origin:
1930–35

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giant schnauzer

noun
a large schnauzer 
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