Bernese mountain dog

Ber·​nese mountain dog | \ ˈbər-ˌnēz- How to pronounce Bernese mountain dog (audio) , -ˌnēs- \

Definition of Bernese mountain dog

: any of a breed of large powerful long-coated black dogs of Swiss origin that have tan and white markings and were developed as draft animals

First Known Use of Bernese mountain dog

1935, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bernese mountain dog

Bern, Switzerland

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“Bernese mountain dog.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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