Australian shepherd


: any of a breed of agile intelligent short-tailed working dogs developed in the U.S. for herding livestock

Word History

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Australian shepherd was in 1881

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“Australian shepherd.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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