Australian terrier

noun

Definition of 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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Australian terrier

First Known Use of Australian terrier

1891, in the meaning defined above

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