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Jack Russell terrier

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noun \ˈjak-ˈrə-səl-\

Definition of Jack Russell terrier

  1. :  any of a breed of small terriers having a white coat with brown, black, or brown-and-black markings —called also Jack Russell



Origin of jack russell terrier

Jack (John) Russell †1883 English clergyman & dog breeder


First Known Use: 1961


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