Cavalier King Charles spaniel

noun
\ -ˈchär(-ə)lz- How to pronounce Cavalier King Charles spaniel (audio) \

Definition of Cavalier King Charles spaniel

: any of a breed of toy spaniels developed in Great Britain from English toy spaniels and having a tapered muzzle and a long silky coat

First Known Use of Cavalier King Charles spaniel

1969, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Cavalier King Charles spaniel

cavalier entry 2 + King Charles spaniel, a breed of toy spaniel, from Charles II of England

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Cavalier King Charles spaniel

Time Traveler for Cavalier King Charles spaniel

Time Traveler

The first known use of Cavalier King Charles spaniel was in 1969

See more words from the same year

Statistics for Cavalier King Charles spaniel

Cite this Entry

“Cavalier King Charles spaniel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cavalier%20King%20Charles%20spaniel. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

Comments on Cavalier King Charles spaniel

What made you want to look up Cavalier King Charles spaniel? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a traditional thanksgiving dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!