rottweilers

Rottweiler

[rot-wahy-ler]
noun
one of a German breed of large, powerful dogs having a short, coarse, black coat with tan to brown markings.

Origin:
1905–10; < German, after Rottweil city in southwest Germany; see -er1

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Rottweiler (ˈrɒtˌvaɪlə)
 
n
1.  a breed of large robustly built dog with a smooth coat of black with dark tan markings on the face, chest, and legs. It was previously a docked breed
2.  (often not capital) an aggressive, ruthless, and unscrupulous person
 
[German, named after Rottweil, German city where the dog was originally bred]

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Rottweiler
1907, from Rottweil, town in Württemberg, southern Germany.
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