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dalmatian

noun, dal·ma·tian often capitalized \dal-ˈmā-shən\

: a type of dog that has short white fur with many black or brown spots

Full Definition of DALMATIAN

:  any of a breed of medium-sized dogs having a white short-haired coat with many black or brown spots

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Origin of DALMATIAN

from the supposed origin of the breed in Dalmatia
First Known Use: 1824

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