Great Pyrenees


Great Pyr·​e·​nees -ˈpir-ə-ˌnēz How to pronounce Great Pyrenees (audio)
plural Great Pyrenees
: any of a breed of large heavy-coated white dogs often used to guard livestock

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Word History

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Great Pyrenees was in 1933

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“Great Pyrenees.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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