Australian terrier


: any of a breed of small rather short-legged wirehaired terriers of Australian origin usually having a tan and blue or sandy coat

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Word History

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Australian terrier was in 1891

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“Australian terrier.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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