Beauceron

noun Beau·ce·ron \ ˈbō-sə-ˌrän \

Definition of Beauceron

plural Beaucerons
: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. MorrisonDetroit News15 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 BestPalm Beach (Florida) Post6 Oct. 2004

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First Known Use of beauceron

1981


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