American water spaniel


: any of a breed of medium-sized spaniels of U.S. origin that have a thick curly chocolate or liver-colored coat

Word History

First Known Use

1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of American water spaniel was in 1927

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“American water spaniel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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