Belgian Malinois

noun

Belgian Ma·​li·​nois -ˌma-lən-ˈwä How to pronounce Belgian Malinois (audio)
plural Belgian Malinois
: any of a breed of working dogs closely related to the Belgian sheepdog and having relatively short straight fawn or reddish-brown hair with black tips and a dense undercoat

called also Malinois

Word History

First Known Use

1963, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Belgian Malinois was in 1963

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Cite this Entry

“Belgian Malinois.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Belgian%20Malinois. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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