Anatolian shepherd

noun

: any of a breed of large rugged working dogs of Turkish origin

Examples of Anatolian shepherd in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Choi’s huge Anatolian shepherd dogs, Trinity and Buster, guard their herds from predators day and night. Jeanette Marantos, Los Angeles Times, 26 June 2023 Her mother ran inside to save the family’s two dogs, a miniature Pinscher and Anatolian shepherd, and to make sure her son-in-law wasn’t in the house. Kristen Taketa, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Nov. 2021 Her best friend is our youngest dog, Teddy, a two-year-old, 115-pound Anatolian shepherd. Wes Siler, Outside Online, 1 Aug. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1980, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Anatolian shepherd was in 1980

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“Anatolian shepherd.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Anatolian%20shepherd. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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