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beagle

noun bea·gle \ˈbē-gəl\

: a type of small dog used for hunting that has smooth black, brown, and white fur

Full Definition of BEAGLE

:  any of a breed of small short-legged smooth-coated often black, white, and tan hounds

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Origin of BEAGLE

Middle English begle
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Mammals Terms

dormouse, dugong, gibbon, grimalkin, sable, stoat, ungulate, vole

Rhymes with BEAGLE

BEAGLE Defined for Kids

beagle

noun bea·gle \ˈbē-gəl\

Definition of BEAGLE for Kids

:  a small hound with short legs and a smooth coat

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