Eskimo dog

noun

: any of an American breed of spitz dogs with a thick white coat
also : any of a breed of Canadian sled dogs

Word History

First Known Use

1774, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Eskimo dog was in 1774

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“Eskimo dog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eskimo%20dog. Accessed 27 Mar. 2023.

Kids Definition

Eskimo dog

noun
: any of an American breed of spitz dogs with a thick white coat
also : any of a breed of Canadian sled dogs
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