Definition of Samoyed
1 : a member of any of a group of peoples inhabiting the far north of European Russia and parts of northwestern Siberia
2 : the family of Uralic languages spoken by the Samoyed people
3 : any of a Siberian breed of medium-sized white or cream-colored sled dogs
Variants of samoyed
Origin of samoyed
Russian samoed, from Old Russian samoyadi, of Sami origin; akin to North Sami sápmi (genitive sámi) Sami homeland & eatnam-, eana land
First Known Use: 1589
Rhymes with samoyed
acidhead, aforesaid, arrowhead, barrelhead, bubblehead, bufflehead, butterhead, chowderhead, chucklehead, colorbred, copperhead, Diamond Head, dragonhead, dunderhead, featherbed, featherhead, fiddlehead, figurehead, fountainhead, get ahead, gingerbread, go-ahead, hammerhead, head-to-head, Holinshed, infrared, Java Head, knucklehead, letterhead, Lizard Head, loggerhead, lowlihead, maidenhead, Marblehead, metalhead, newlywed, overhead, overspread, pinniped, pointy-head, poppyhead, quadruped, riverbed, running head, saddlebred, Saint John's bread, scratch one's head, showerhead, sleepyhead, slugabed, soda bread, standardbred, straight-ahead, talking head, thoroughbred, thunderhead, timberhead, turn one's head, turtlehead, underbred, watershed, woodenhead
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Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "Samoyed"
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