Doberman pinscher

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noun Do·ber·man pin·scher \ˌdō-bər-mən-ˈpin-chər\

Definition of Doberman pinscher

  1. :  any of a breed of short-haired medium-sized dogs of German origin —called also Doberman

Origin and Etymology of doberman pinscher

German Dobermann-pinscher, from Friedrich Ludwig Dobermann †1894 German dog breeder + German Pinscher, a breed of hunting dog


DOBERMAN PINSCHER Defined for English Language Learners

Doberman pinscher

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Definition of Doberman pinscher for English Language Learners

  • : a type of tall, thin, muscular dog with short hair that is usually black and tan


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