Jack Russell terrier

\ ˈjak-ˈrə-səl- How to pronounce Jack Russell terrier (audio) \

Definition of Jack Russell terrier

: any of a breed of small terriers having a white coat with brown, black, or brown-and-black markings

called also Jack Russell

First Known Use of Jack Russell terrier

1961, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Jack Russell terrier

Jack (John) Russell †1883 English clergyman & dog breeder

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“Jack Russell terrier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jack%20Russell%20terrier. Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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