Beauceron

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noun Beau·ce·ron \ˈbō-sə-ˌrän\

Definition of Beauceron

plural

Beaucerons

  1. :  any of a French breed of short-haired, medium-sized herding dogs with a typically black-and-tan or harlequin coat and double dewclaws on the hind legs A black dog with brown markings on her paws, chest and ears, Raven is often mistaken for a Doberman Pinscher-Rottweiler mix, but she's a French Beauceron. — Kara G. Morrison, Detroit News, 15 Mar. 2002 Cara is a Beauceron, a breed of dog that is especially well-suited for search and rescue work because of their agility, intuitiveness and general good health. — Liz Best, Palm Beach (Florida) Post, 6 Oct. 2004

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1981

First Known Use of beauceron

1981


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