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poodle

noun poo·dle \ˈpü-dəl\

: a type of dog that has thick, curly hair

Full Definition of POODLE

1
:  any of a breed of intelligent dogs that have a curly dense solid-colored coat and that are grouped into standard, miniature, and toy sizes which are often considered separate breeds — compare toy poodle
2
:  a fabric with a nubby or coarsely looped surface that resembles a poodle's coat —called also poodle cloth
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Origin of POODLE

German Pudel, short for Pudelhund, from pudeln to splash + Hund dog
First Known Use: 1810

Rhymes with POODLE

POODLE Defined for Kids

poodle

noun poo·dle \ˈpü-dəl\

Definition of POODLE for Kids

:  a small or medium-sized dog with a thick curly coat of solid color

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