Bouvier des Flandres

noun
Bou·​vi·​er des Flan·​dres | \ ˌbü-vē-ˌā-də-ˈflan-dərz How to pronounce Bouvier des Flandres (audio) , -ˈfläⁿdrᵊ \
plural Bouvier des Flandres or Bouviers des Flandres\ ˌbü-​vē-​ˌāz-​də-​ˈflan-​dərz How to pronounce Bouvier des Flandres (audio) , -​ˈfläⁿdrᵊ \

Definition of Bouvier des Flandres

: any of a breed of large powerfully built rough-coated dogs of Belgian origin used especially for herding and in guard work

called also Bouvier

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First Known Use of Bouvier des Flandres

1929, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bouvier des Flandres

French, literally, cowherd of Flanders

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“Bouvier des Flandres.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bouvier%20des%20Flandres. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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