Bernese mountain dog

noun Ber·nese mountain dog \ˈbər-ˌnēz-, -ˌnēs-\

Definition of Bernese mountain dog

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of bernese mountain dog

Bern, Switzerland

First Known Use: 1935

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