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Labrador retriever

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noun Lab·ra·dor retriever \ˈla-brə-ˌdȯr-\

Simple Definition of Labrador retriever

  • : a medium to large short-haired dog that is black, yellow, or brown in color

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Labrador retriever

  1. :  any of a breed of medium-sized strongly built retrievers largely developed in England from stock originating in Newfoundland and having a short dense black, yellow, or chocolate coat and a thick rounded tail —called also Lab, Labrador

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Origin of labrador retriever

Labrador, Newfoundland


First Known Use: 1910


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